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
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?
Children speak out on family violence
University of Melbourne researcher interviews children and young people whose fathers use violence and finds they want to be heard and to make a difference
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.
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
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.
Raising our voice against domestic violence
A global campaign and the power of a survivor's voice pushed domestic violence, once silent and hidden, into the public space surprising even experts.