Intimate Partner Sexual Violence
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.
Stopping sexual assault means addressing violence in relationships
Frequently sexual assault and domestic violence co-occur; according to a University of Melbourne expert it makes no sense to tackle one without the other.
Trust betrayed: Attacked from the inside out
Women are exposed to a particularly insidious and damaging trauma when subjected to Intimate Partner Sexual Violence, says University of Melbourne expert.
We need to talk about pornography
Women who’ve experienced Intimate Partner Sexual Violence believe pornography plays a role in their abuse, says University of Melbourne and RMIT experts
What a friend experiencing abuse needs most is an ally
Women subject to Intimate Partner Violence often rely on friends but it can be difficult for friends to know how to respond say University of Melbourne experts.
When love is blind
We need to better recognise it isn’t necessarily easy for a woman to accept their intimate partner is sexually abusing them, says University of Melbourne expert
What drives Intimate Partner Sexual Violence?
The sometimes unique factors driving Intimate Partner Sexual Violence need to be understood to prevent and counter it, says University of Melbourne expert.
Intimate partner sexual violence and the courts
Intimate Partner Sexual Violence often goes unreported and the legal system can hamper women seeking justice or protection, says University of Melbourne expert.