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.
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.