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  1. 2 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The legacy of maltreatment on the brain

    New University of Melbourne research into childhood maltreatment looks at why brain development may be derailed during the ‘sensitive’ adolescent period.

  2. 4 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 19 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  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. 7 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 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

  7. 27 July 2016 - Legal Affairs

    Children entitled to a life where their rights are protected

    The graphic scenes at the Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre are yet another example of the appalling history of institutional child abuse in Australia.