We must act now to stop child sexual exploitation in residential care
The Australian state of Victoria must properly resource and implement policies to prevent child sexual exploitation, say University of Melbourne experts.
We have to stop child sexual abuse before it happens
A University of Melbourne expert says the shorter sentences handed down for child sexual abuse in Australia tells us the system isn’t working and has to change
The uncomfortable truth about child sexual abuse
Despite the headlines, perpetrators of child sexual abuse are most likely to be close to the family, says University of Melbourne and Deakin University experts.
Let’s not wait for the next attack. We can act
Early intervention services are critical for helping prevent harmful sexual behaviour in young people and we them urgently, says University of Melbourne experts
A teacher’s pet or a victim of sexual abuse?
The Teacher's Pet podcast examines issues like domestic and sex abuse, but according to a University of Melbourne expert, the words we use are important.
Pornography: Exhibit A
Children who have sexually abused other children have spoken candidly on their behaviour, putting the spotlight on the need to tackle pornography and education.