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Family violence articles

Family violence articles


Perspective: Migrant women’s health in migrant women’s hands

In 2018 the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health celebrated 40 years since its founding. Executive Director Adele Murdolo shares some of the changes and challenges the organisation has faced since its inception.

Lifting the ‘accessibility’ bar on tech safety

There is room for improvement in how we respond to women with disabilities who experience technology-facilitated violence

- Lauren Caulfield

Holding the baby costs nothing

The way in which women’s refuge workers relate to infants can help mothers cope with trauma and insecurity

- Wendy Bunston, Karen Glennen & Rosemary Barca

Young people and abuse: listening and responding

A new book provides advice on how best to respond if you suspect a child is being abused

- Hannah Baker

Building from Strength: a bold vision for the family violence workforce of the future

Every profession and sector needs to recognise that preventing and responding to family violence is a core part of their business

Risk assessment at the Royal Commission

DVRCV provided expert evidence on risk assessment and risk management practices at the Royal Commission into Family Violence

- Libby Eltringham

Family violence in an LGBTIQ context

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people are more likely to experience family violence but less likely to receive appropriate support

- Dr Kate O’Halloran

A question of parity

The Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights discusses some of the culturally specific challenges that face Muslim women who experience family violence

- Joumaneh El Matrah

Family violence in Aboriginal communities

Culturally safe and specialist support services are essential for Aboriginal survivors of family violence

- Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service


Family violence articles