ANROWS Suite of Publications

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) will produce and publish new, innovative and relevant research on domestic, family and sexual violence though its suite of publications.

The suite aims to meet the evidence needs of policy-makers and practitioners as well as the broader public.

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ANROWS Horizons: Research papers

Technical reports on empirical research produced under ANROWS’s Research Program. These in-depth reports provide methodological detail and findings that are likely to be of primary use to researchers or professionals significantly engaged with the topic.

ANROWS Landscapes: State of knowledge papers

Medium length papers that scope current knowledge on an issue related to violence against women and their children. Papers will draw on published literature, existing empirical research (including research produced under ANROWS’s Research Program), and/or practice knowledge. They may also include reporting from stakeholder consultations and/or mapping exercises (such as mapping of current research, data, available services, programs, projects, or legislation).

ANROWS Compass: Research to practice and policy papers

Concise papers that summarise key findings of research on violence against women and their children, including research produced under ANROWS’s research program, and provide advice on the implications for policy and practice. The Compass paper is the main resource from ANROWS research projects and are written in plain English. They are designed to be useful to a wide range of stakeholders including policy-makers and practitioners without background in the area of study. The paper may include resources such as info-graphics and other visual representations of the findings.

ANROWS Insights:

ANROWS’s work including submissions, speeches, presentations and multimedia publications.

ANROWS Fast Facts: Quick reference resources

Key facts and figures on topics related to violence against women and their children.

ANROWS Footprints

Thematic publication focused on communicating new, innovative and emerging research, policy and practice addressing violence against women and their children.

ANROWS Notepad: Fortnightly publication

Fortnightly update on the latest research, events, training, stakeholder news and issues in the media.

Friday, 4th September 2015

This paper analyses critical, policy, service and research literature on responses to Aboriginal women experiencing family and domestic violence in Australia; focusing on non-legal and non-clinical services and women’s specialist services in regional and remote settings.

It considers:

Tuesday, 11th August 2015

This state of knowledge paper outlines what is currently known about the economic tactics and financial impact of domestic violence, and ways to promote women’s economic security during and following violence.

Thursday, 6th August 2015
This state of knowledge paper draws on both national and international literature and policy and program evaluations, to establish what is currently known about innovative responses to violence against Indigenous women in Australia.
Tuesday, 28th July 2015

This state of knowledge paper discusses the history and development of "safe at home" approaches, and the corresponding policy and practice context. It outlines current safe at home approaches in Australia and overseas and common program elements across jurisdictions.

Tuesday, 7th July 2015

This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities.

The paper outlines:

Tuesday, 7th July 2015

This state of knowledge paper examines research and literature on the effects of social and geographical isolation and remoteness on the ability of women to disclose, report, seek help, and receive appropriate interventions following domestic and family violence and/or sexual assault.

Friday, 26th June 2015
This work is part of the ANROWS Landscapes series.
Review of the evidence on knowledge translation and exchange in the violence against women field: State of knowledge
Friday, 17th April 2015

The ANROWS Landscapes series scopes current knowledge on an issue related to violence against women and their children.