Violence against women in Australia

An overview of research and approaches to primary prevention VicHealth, April 2017 This publication presents a synopsis of the latest published research examining violence against women in Australia and its prevention. It also includes responses to violence against women and primary prevention actions. This overview focuses on: the extent of violence against women population groups … Continue reading Violence against women in Australia

Men as Allies in Preventing Violence: Principles and Practices for Promoting Accountability

White Ribbon Research Series Bob Pease and commentary by Ann Carrington March 2017 This paper explores the implications of the increasing role of men in violence prevention work for the women’s services sector. There are many different ways for men to work with women in violence against women prevention campaigns. The language of male-led campaigns, … Continue reading Men as Allies in Preventing Violence: Principles and Practices for Promoting Accountability

Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Plan International Australia and Our Watch October 2016 The Plan International Australia and Our Watch survey on young women’s experiences of inequality was conducted by IPSOS Australia with 600 girls and young women aged 15-19 between December 2015 and February 2016. Plan International and Our Watch commissioned this survey to obtain a deeper understanding of … Continue reading Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report

National Union of Students February 2016 This report details the findings of the National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Department’s Talk About It survey (2015) and reveals a range of alarming statistics about the experiences of women studying at Australian Universities.  The survey looked at accommodation, safety, student services, sexual assault, harassment and economic difficulties that … Continue reading Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report