Healthcare professionals can play a vital role in identifying and helping people who are experiencing domestic abuse.
New research linking police and healthcare data shows that victims of domestic abuse are detectable before the involvement of the police.
Can football really have an impact on society?
For the millions celebrating on the Champs-Elysées last month, Frenchness was not just an idea, it was an intense shared experience. But what happens to that identity when the celebrations end?
Congolese women in the eastern town of Bunia. Even in conflict zones women are more likely to face violence in their homes than outside.
Shocking new findings show that even in conflict-affected countries where soldiers and rebel fighters are a daily danger to women, their husbands and boyfriends are the bigger threat.
Lucia Annibali, victim of an acid attack in Italy, walks in Rome earlier this year.
(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Acid attacks, mostly against women, are increasing globally, and toxic masculinity is to blame. It’s time for social, medical and legal reform to stop the scourge.
It’s not easy to walk away from an abusive relationship without the support of a flexible employer.
AAP Image/Angela Brkic
It’s uncommon internationally for workers to have a statutory right to paid domestic violence leave, but things may be shifting.
Othello calls himself ‘an honourable murderer’, but can a modern audience still accept this claim?
Othello is one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. But in the light of 21st-century understandings of abuse, the play is recast as a textbook case of domestic terrorism.
Was Marcia Langton right about the rate of violence experienced by Indigenous women?
Was academic Marcia Langton right about the rate of violence against Indigenous women?