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  1. 24 April 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    This policy could make women’s super more vulnerable to financial abuse

    Early access to superannuation is a key opposition policy for the election, but it makes women vulnerable to financial abuse says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 30 March 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    How digital devices can become weapons in our relationships

    Technology-facilitated abuse in relationships (TAR) weaponises digital devices; we must engage with perpetrators to stop it, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 15 March 2023 - Health & Medicine

    The unexpected drop in intimate partner violence

    It should be exciting that cases of violence against women dropped during COVID, but we need to understand the big picture says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 30 January 2023 - Health & Wellbeing

    Domestic violence linked to alcohol use is a national emergency

    A University of Melbourne academic says the crime wave in Alice Springs shows the need to understand the role of alcohol in domestic and family violence

  5. 15 July 2022 - Humanities

    Japan’s hidden landscape of violent crime

    The shooting of Shinzo Abe shocked the world, but Japan has a hidden number of violent crimes – particularly against women, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 31 May 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    The online hate for Amber Heard

    As the Depp v Heard jury considers its verdict, social media has judged Amber Heard for not being the ‘right kind’ of victim say University of Melbourne experts

  7. 30 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stopping sexual assault means addressing violence in relationships

    Frequently sexual assault and domestic violence co-occur; according to a University of Melbourne expert it makes no sense to tackle one without the other.

  8. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    What a friend experiencing abuse needs most is an ally

    Women subject to Intimate Partner Violence often rely on friends but it can be difficult for friends to know how to respond say University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    What drives Intimate Partner Sexual Violence?

    The sometimes unique factors driving Intimate Partner Sexual Violence need to be understood to prevent and counter it, says University of Melbourne expert.

  10. 3 May 2021 - Legal Affairs

    Intimate partner sexual violence and the courts

    Intimate Partner Sexual Violence often goes unreported and the legal system can hamper women seeking justice or protection, says University of Melbourne expert.