Right Now speaks to Julie McKay, Executive Director of the Australian National Committee for UN Women, on critical gender issues facing Australia and the Pacific region.
In Australia, a woman is killed by a former or current partner almost every week. Emily Maguire examines what we know about domestic violence and how to stop it.
The struggle against domestic violence in our society requires a deep cultural shift, explains Sarah George.
SHIT speaks to the plight of women subjected to domestic violence, writes Alexandra Berry.
Greater awareness and resources are needed to address relationship violence in the LGBTIQ community, writes Troy Nankervis.
Australia has recently begun to address the long-overlooked problem of domestic violence. But the specific needs of domestic violence’s culturally and linguistically diverse victims is going largely unnoticed.
The Empty Jar is not just a children’s book. It’s a therapeutic resource for children who experience family violence.
Inspired by the story of murdered sex worker, Tracy Connelly, Ugly Mugs aptly presents a confronting issue in an unusual, confronting way, writes Pia White.
Social media has a responsibility to victims of domestic violence because it shapes the dialogue that allows domestic violence to flourish, writes Leona Hameed.
We must strive for gender parity in society if we are to abolish gender-based violence in the home.
Jessica Szwarcbord highlights the link between family violence and homelessness in the aim of reducing both.
This article is part of our July focus on the rights of children and youth. Read our Editorial for more on this theme. The Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and other Measures Act) 2011(Cth) which amended the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (‘the FLA’) came into operation on the 7 June 2012. This legislation was largely […]