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  • Associate Professor Laura Tarzia

    Principal Research Fellow, Department of General Practice, Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne

  1. 30 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stopping sexual assault means addressing violence in relationships

    Frequently sexual assault and domestic violence co-occur; according to a University of Melbourne expert it makes no sense to tackle one without the other.

  2. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Trust betrayed: Attacked from the inside out

    Women are exposed to a particularly insidious and damaging trauma when subjected to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    We need to talk about pornography

    Women who’ve experienced Intimate Partner Sexual Violence believe pornography plays a role in their abuse, says University of Melbourne and RMIT experts

  4. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    What a friend experiencing abuse needs most is an ally

    Women subject to Intimate Partner Violence often rely on friends but it can be difficult for friends to know how to respond say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    When love is blind

    We need to better recognise it isn’t necessarily easy for a woman to accept their intimate partner is sexually abusing them, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    What drives Intimate Partner Sexual Violence?

    The sometimes unique factors driving Intimate Partner Sexual Violence need to be understood to prevent and counter it, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 7 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Domestic violence, isolation and COVID-19

    Australia's family violence figures were alarming before COVID-19; a University of Melbourne expert says it's devastating for those isolating with their abuser.

  8. 25 June 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Helping sexual violence survivors heal needs understanding

    A University of Melbourne report recommends more co-operation between mental health and sexual violence services to provide better support for survivors.

  9. 17 March 2016 - Health & Medicine

    Getting to the source

    Interactive-rich technology and phone apps are helping women to take action domestic violence and could now be extended to make the abusers confront themselves.