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.
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.
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