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
The unexpected drop in intimate partner violence
It should be exciting that cases of violence against women dropped during COVID, but we need to understand the big picture says University of Melbourne expert.
On the frontline of family violence in the Asia Pacific
A University of Melbourne led project is supporting locals in the Asia Pacific to collect data on family violence, shining a light on this hidden scourge
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.