COVID-19 is not a cause of domestic abuse and focusing on this event obscures the underlying causes, offering perpetrators excuses for their abusive behaviour.
Five ways coronavirus could change sex and relationships.
What would you do if you weren't safe at home – and now you're not allowed to leave because of the coronavirus pandemic?
For some people, home is not a safe place to be.
An expert in domestic violence and abuse explains how you can help those you are worried about.
It is important that police forces and the CPS are able to recognise that coercive control and couple violence are different and require different handling.
Through choose-your-own-adventure stories, perpetrators of domestic abuse can challenge and understand their behaviour.
Evangelical Christian churches say a man's authority is in God's plan.
Rather than only reacting on a case-by-case basis, we need to recognise the root of child neglect and abuse comes from social inequities.
Natural disasters amplify the conditions leading to domestic violence. Yet Australia's disaster policies are "gender blind".
The consequences of the parental alienation theory can lead to children getting a court order to visit or live with an abusive parent.
Just as domestic violence was once misunderstood and tolerated, many today fail to grasp how nude photographs can be wielded as weapons of abuse.
There have already been two recent inquires into family court, but none of their recommendations have been rolled out.
Tying Centrelink payments to a partner can trap women in violent relationships.
Many men who experience domestic abuse or violence are too embarrassed to seek help.
Clingy behaviour can be narcissistic, too.
Lawyers and jurors need to know what causes people to behave the way they do.
There is a clear link between women who have experienced domestic violence and mental illness. This link needs to be better addressed in mental health services.
But questions remain on how well a scheme to provide victims with information about abusive partners is working.
The law needs updating – but great care is required when it comes to consent and sadomasochistic sex.