ANROWS has released a new Horizons report and accompanying Compass paper investigating women's economic security in the context of domestic violence.
By Kara Beavis, Senior Project Officer, Queensland Integrated Service Responses to Domestic and Family Violence Project, ANROWS
News and media this fortnight looks at financial abuse as a form of domestic violence, criminal justice processes and their impact on victims, Wonder Woman as a UN ambassador and more.
Research this fortnight looks at domestic violence in nursing training, domestic violence policing, LGBTQ intimate partner violence, and more.
I was very pleased to chair the first meeting of the second term of the ANROWS Practitioner Engagement Group (PEG) on 30 September 2016, welcoming back a number of first term PEG members, as well new members representing diverse areas of practice and service provision.
Yesterday, ANROWS spoke with Associate Professor Jan Breckenridge about the "Safe at Home" project, which produced a meta-evaluation of the programs set up by state and territory governments around Australia to mitigate homelessness and safety issues arising from domestic violence.
Research this week includes surveys of Australia girls and their perceptions of equality, and Australian adults and technology-facilitated victimisation as well as police responses to domestic violence and sexual assault.
Media this fortnight looks at family violence in the Northern Territory, links between domestic violence and homelessness, and Donald Trump's comments about women, and more.
Last week, the ANROWS team attended and presented at the Prevalent and Preventable conference hosted by the Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA) and Our Watch. The conference explored practice and policy in the prevention of violence against women and their children.
By Heather Nancarrow
Women in prison has been a recurring theme for me during the past fortnight since my last blog post.