Helping sexual violence survivors heal needs understanding
A University of Melbourne report recommends more co-operation between mental health and sexual violence services to provide better support for survivors.
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
Can CCTV help prevent family violence?
CCTV has been touted as a way to prevent serious threats of family violence, but University of Melbourne research asks whether it provides a false security?
University of Melbourne Professor Anne Kavanagh shares how changes in her own life led her to challenge perceptions of disability in society.
Family violence: Ending the hidden crime
Family violence has many causes, including societal attitudes towards women and many possible solutions, including attitudinal change programs and legal reform.
Taking back Valentine’s Day for love and health
Valentine's Day has become more about promoting chocolates and stressing about relationships than about love, so here is a guide for making it a healthy day.
Emerging voices: Family violence in immigrant and refugee communities
Abusers use cultural and physical isolation to stop immigrant and refugee women seeking help, a study of family violence survivors from 20 countries shows.
Stepping up to the challenge of domestic violence
Professor Kelsey Hegarty is working closely with health practitioners to recognise domestic violence as a health issue, so they can intervene and help
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.
Getting to the source
Interactive-rich technology and phone apps are helping women to take action domestic violence and could now be extended to make the abusers confront themselves.