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Intimate Partner Sexual Violence

  1. 30 March 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  4. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. 3 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 3 May 2021 - Legal Affairs

    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.