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Too many women in prisons, not enough wisdom in the system

Find out how Flat Out's Family Violence Justice Pilot Project is addressing the systemic failure in Victoria's prisons.

Understanding intervention order breaches

Understanding one of the fastestgrowing criminal offences is important for agencies that are committed to improving victim safety and holding perpetrators to account

- Sina Oum & Amy Schwebel

Embedding the political will

MP Fiona Richardson discusses her priorities in her new role as Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence

- Vig Geddes

Stories of strength, survival and the system

New research finds Victoria still has a way to go in challenging misperceptions about women’s experiences of separating from a violent partner

- Crystal Bruton

Reflecting on 25 years of service

Outgoing DVRCV executive officer, Vig Geddes, reflects on 25 years in the family violence sector

- Mandy McKenzie

Regional women advocate for justice reform

Women from regional Victoria share their experiences of the justice system and demands for systemic change in a new report

- Carolyn Neilson & Bonnie Renou

Lore of the courts

This practical guide will help practitioners walk victims of family violence through the complex and imperfect legal system

- Marika Manioudakis

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

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