I was very happy to open the first meeting of the 2017 NCAS (National Community Attitudes towards Women Survey) Project Advisory Group held in Melbourne on 17 November. The meeting was attended by members of the Project Advisory Group, the Expert Panel, and of course the Project Implementation T
On November 1, ANROWS released new calculations on the impact of intimate partner violence on the women’s health.
Led by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, our Burden of Disease study measures both fatal and non-fatal health impacts of intimate partner violence.
ANROWS in the news
The highlight of the past fortnight was the launch of research papers commissioned by ANROWS on the burden of disease of intimate partner violence and associated engagement activities.
Current news covers ANROWS's latest reports; as well as the NT Australian of the Year; additional Government initiatives to address violence against women; the Australian campus rape survey, and more.
This fortnight's research looks at domestic violence definitions and standards; the relationship between intimate partner violence and suicide; the Third Action Plan 2016-2019 of the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children, and more.
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.