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Sexual harassment, aggression & violence victimisation among mobile dating app & website users in Australia

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Australian Institute of Criminology, 04-10-2022 Today the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) has released a report that reveals that three in every four survey respondents had been subjected to sexual violence facilitated via dating apps in the last five years. Sexual harassment was the most common form of behavior reported, as well as abusive and threatening language, and unsolicited...

Migrant sex workers in Australia (report)

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Lauren Renshaw, Jules Kim Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, November 2015 In this report the Australian Institute of Criminology, in partnership with Scarlet Alliance, the Australian Sex Workers Association, presents one of the first pieces of research specifically conducted on the work and migration experiences of migrant sex workers in Australia. Surveying a large sample of migrant...

Data shows one woman is killed by her partner in Australia every week

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SBS, 23 Nov 2015 РUpdated 25 Nov 2015 The latest data from the Australian Institute of Criminology says 47 women died from intimate partner homicide in 2011-12. That equates to one woman dying from intimate partner homicide every seven-to-eight days in 2011-12. On White Ribbon Day, Campaigners have called for a dramatic reduction in domestic-violence deaths and injuries, as 76 women have...

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