The landmark inquest is investigating how four women killed by their partners were failed by systems meant to protect them. How can we stop this from happening?
While it can feel like little progress is being made to stop women being killed by their partners or ex-partners, the data show a steady decline in recent years.
A mass shooting in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. has been classified as a case of intimate partner violence.
Some children and young people escape family violence, only to find themselves alone, homeless and in violent relationships. How can we support and protect these vulnerable adolescents?
The Victorian parliament has introduced a bill to criminalise non-fatal strangulation – but consent could be a defence.
Teenagers are experiencing intimate partner violence and abuse that is putting their lives in danger. And they want help from others to spot the early warning signs.
Research shows gender-based violence increases in the aftermath of disasters. Governments must incorporate ways of addressing it into their disaster response plans.
The support of friends and family can be crucial for domestic abuse victims.
Research finds that police officers engage in discriminatory behaviours towards 2SLGBTQ+ survivors of intimate partner violence.
Police-academic partnerships are key to the success of evidence-based policing. Growing support for coercive control legislation makes research collaboration all the more urgent.
People who have experienced domestic violence can have trouble finding and keeping jobs because of physical injuries and their abusers’ efforts to sabotage their employment.
Much of the media coverage of Tina Turner’s victim-survivor status overlooks the fact that as a black woman she walked a fine line in speaking publicly about her experiences.
Women in abusive relationships are much more likely to be unemployed and to earn less money than women with non-abusive partners.
Extensive evidence shows the harms of spanking, and 65 other countries or states worldwide have already banned it. Why has Canada not done the same by repealing Section 43 of the Criminal Code?
The mass casualty commission report into the Nova Scotia mass murders outlines the perpetrator’s history of sexual abuse toward sex workers and what should be done to prevent it from happening again.
The State of Knowledge Report on Violence Perpetration, released today, reviews the current data and research on who perpetrates domestic, family, and sexual violence.
An expert in intimate partner abuse on why the world should ‘listen carefully’ to Pamela Anderson’s Netflix documentary.
Providing men who suffer domestic abuse with the help they need can also reduce violence experienced by women and children.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that shelters helping survivors of domestic violence are essential. Retention and recruitment issues in the gender-based violence sector require systemic solutions.
Research shows that removing guns from violent abusers saves lives. But laws doing just that are at risk of being ruled unconstitutional, following a landmark Supreme Court guns case.