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  1. 24 April 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    This policy could make women’s super more vulnerable to financial abuse

    Early access to superannuation is a key opposition policy for the election, but it makes women vulnerable to financial abuse says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 16 January 2023 - Health & Medicine

    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

  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. 21 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    At-risk Aboriginal women and children forgotten in crisis

    Aboriginal women and children at risk of violence need better help from health system and government amid COVID-19 crisis warns University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 16 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    No place for ‘good bloke’ excuse

    Media coverage of domestic violence is important and must be responsible if it is to avoid fuelling or excusing violence say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 11 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Where are all the missing girls?

    A bias for sons in patriarchal societies has skewed birth ratios and 126 million women are missing; University of Melbourne experts explain how we can fix it.

  7. 30 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Homelessness and violence

    For young people experiencing homelessness, violence can be a daily issue of survival and protection, says a University of Melbourne and Deakin University study

  8. 22 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How do young Australians see violence against women?

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that young Australians’ understanding of sexism, violence and abuse against women needs more education.

  9. 7 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making every woman count

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping the Asia Pacific to collect better data on the lives of women in order to better tackle inequality and violence.