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  1. 18 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 7 September 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  3. 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

  4. 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?

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.