“That weird kid without parents”
University of Melbourne research says losing a parent through domestic homicide can change a child’s self-understanding in isolating ways.
A child’s right to be heard
University of Melbourne research finds after a parent is killed due to domestic violence, children aren’t given enough opportunity to express their opinions.
The power of stories to rebel against a taboo
Claiming control over your own story is a step towards healing after losing a parent due to domestic homicide, say University of Melbourne researchers.
A stable place in a time of turmoil
Schools can be the only stable environment in the lives of children affected by the tragedy of fatal domestic violence, say University of Melbourne experts.
When ‘home’ is taken away
University of Melbourne research says the concept of what ‘home’ is fundamentally shifts after a child loses a parent to domestic homicide.
Don’t look away
Children bereaved by domestic homicide deserve support and advocacy, not silence and stigma, says University of Melbourne experts.
Losing a parent to domestic homicide – and everything that’s wrong with this headline
The words we use to describe how children are impacted domestic homicide are important – and it’s time to be honest, say University of Melbourne research.
A little rhino beetle tells a story
The artwork in this University of Melbourne series on domestic homicide has its own story, using an Australian rhino beetle to show metamorphosis and recovery.
It’s time to ban corporal punishment of kids in Australia
Children have the right to be safe from violence – Australia’s corporal punishment legislation needs to catch up, says University of Melbourne expert.
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