1. Home
  2. Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

  1. 30 November 2019 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  2. 25 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    A community acting against family violence

    One Aboriginal community, in collaboration with University of Melbourne researchers, has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people.

  3. 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

  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. 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

  7. 7 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Making the link between family violence and animal abuse

    The University of Melbourne is co-hosting this year's Domestic Violence and Animal Abuse conference, on the link between pet abuse and family violence.

  8. 18 March 2018 - Design

    No safe place to stay

    There is not enough government support for securing safe, permanent housing for survivors of intimate partner violence, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 25 June 2017 - Health & Medicine

    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.

  10. 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