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  • Professor Cathy Humphreys

    Honorary Professor, Social Work, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Co-researcher, MAEVe (Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against women and their children), University of Melbourne

  1. 24 April 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    This policy could make women’s super more vulnerable to financial abuse

    Early access to superannuation is a key opposition policy for the election, but it makes women vulnerable to financial abuse says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 28 April 2023 - Public Affairs

    Don’t twist the aim of The Voice for political gain

    Opponents to the Indigenous Voice are repeating history – using the issue of child protection as a political weapon, says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 12 April 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 30 January 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Domestic violence linked to alcohol use is a national emergency

    A University of Melbourne academic says the crime wave in Alice Springs shows the need to understand the role of alcohol in domestic and family violence

  5. 5 March 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Allegations of sexual harassment and abuse an urgent test for government

    The sexual assault allegations consuming Australia's Parliament highlight the need to finally act on proposals for reform, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 23 February 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Listening to the voices of survivors of violence and abuse

    Hearing womens' voices is central to ending sexual and domestic abuse including when assessing efforts to treat perpetrators says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 13 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Women who use force

    While family violence is predominantly perpetrated by men, it’s important to understand the reason why some women use force, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 23 August 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Poverty is trapping women in abusive relationships

    Australia’s JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments are in effect crucial strategies for preventing domestic and family violence, says University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 16 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Bonus Episode: Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View

    Life Beyond Coronavirus: The Expert View brings together an expert panel of University of Melbourne researchers and academics to review the latest COVID-19 data

  10. Podcast13 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The isolation of domestic violence

    A University of Melbourne expert discusses the risks of family violence during COVID-19 isolation and the learnings of which support services are working well.