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  • Professor Cathy Humphreys

    Head, Department of Social Work, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences; Co-chair of MAEVe, Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children, University of Melbourne

  1. 2 April 2019 - Public Affairs

    2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 1

    From politics and economics to infrastructure and domestic violence. University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget ahead of a nearby election.

  2. 13 February 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Vulnerable women trapped by changes to bail laws

    Victoria State has toughened bail and parole, but it’s the most vulnerable women who are being imprisoned as a consequence, University of Melbourne experts warn

  3. 25 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 18 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Supporting men to end family violence

    To tackle family violence and domestic abuse, we need to help men change their behaviour, as well as keep women safe, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 27 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Football finals and domestic violence

    Big sporting events are linked with spikes in domestic violence, and ahead of finals weekend University of Melbourne experts say bystanders need to call it out

  6. 20 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Safe at home or sitting target?

    Family violence is a major cause of homelessness, and University of Melbourne researchers have found those women trying to stay at home face higher safety risks

  7. 13 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Children speak out on family violence

    University of Melbourne researcher interviews children and young people whose fathers use violence and finds they want to be heard and to make a difference

  8. 16 November 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hidden burden as young carers pick up the pieces

    Young people make up 20 per cent of carers looking after child relatives who aren't their own, but they are a hidden group losing out on education and careers.

  9. 21 June 2016 - Humanities

    Welcome to the club? Women in football

    Misogynstic "banter" between two AFL club presidents on the cusp of the start of a Women's League sends a message that football is still a boys club.

  10. 2 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.