Our latest media coverage announces the introduction of a same-sex marriage bill from the Labor party, the new ministry in the Northern Territory government, proposed laws in Western Australia to outlaw revenge porn, and more.
In this post the research focus includes Indigenous partner violence, the extent of violence against women with disabilities, and the impact of domestic violence on children and parenting.
By Elizabeth Orr, Project Leader, Action Research Support, ANROWS
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Current media coverage includes sexual harrassment and rape on university campuses and Australian Federal Police service, one woman's escape from ISIS, and victim blaming in online media.
New research including IPV and family therapy, justice for older women, family law in Australia, and a new book on domestic violence perpetrators.
While 17% of Australian women and 4% of men have experienced sexual assault since the age of 15 years, and 5% of Australians have a substance abuse issue, cross-evidence and practices are rarely shared across sectors in a systematic way.
By Heather Nancarrow