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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
Public trust and controlling COVID-19
Australia has a history of collectively tackling health issues and public trust is crucial, especially during COVID-19, says a University of Melbourne expert.
No place for ‘good bloke’ excuse
Media coverage of domestic violence is important and must be responsible if it is to avoid fuelling or excusing violence say University of Melbourne experts
We’ve lost the wisdom of Solomon
The legal presumption of shared care between parents is putting women and children in danger; a University of Melbourne expert says the law needs to change.
The children left behind by domestic homicide
Children who lose a parent to domestic homicide are often treated as collateral damage. University of Melbourne research is putting the focus back on the child.