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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 20 June 2017 - Public Affairs

    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?

  4. Podcast23 May 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Disabling ableism

    University of Melbourne Professor Anne Kavanagh shares how changes in her own life led her to challenge perceptions of disability in society.

  5. Podcast17 March 2017 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  6. 13 February 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 7 December 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  8. 27 June 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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

  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. 17 March 2016 - Health & Medicine

    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.