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  1. 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

  2. 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?

  3. 13 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 27 January 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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.