Women who use force
While family violence is predominantly perpetrated by men, it’s important to understand the reason why some women use force, say University of Melbourne experts
Poverty is trapping women in abusive relationships
Australia’s JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments are in effect crucial strategies for preventing domestic and family violence, says University of Melbourne expert.
The isolation of domestic violence
A University of Melbourne expert discusses the risks of family violence during COVID-19 isolation and the learnings of which support services are working well.
Domestic violence, isolation and COVID-19
Australia's family violence figures were alarming before COVID-19; a University of Melbourne expert says it's devastating for those isolating with their abuser.
We’ve lost the wisdom of Solomon
The legal presumption of shared care between parents is putting women and children in danger; a University of Melbourne expert says the law needs to change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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