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New Family, Domestic, and Sexual Violence Statistics Directory

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Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 19 December 2018 For the first time, sources of family, domestic and sexual violence statistics have been collated into a central directory by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The new ‘Directory of Family, Domestic, and Sexual Violence Statistics’ aims to improve the awareness and utilisation of family, domestic, and sexual violence...

Nearly half of female healthcare workers in Australia have experienced domestic abuse: study

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ABC News, 3/7/18 A landmark investigation into female medical staff in Australia has found nearly half have experienced domestic violence, including one in 10 who had been abused by their partner in the past year alone. The study, published in the BMC Women’s Health journal, involved 471 doctors, nurses and health professionals in Victoria and is believed to be the first to examine the link...

Recording of sexual assaults in Australia reaches eight-year high

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Australian Bureau of Statistics, June 28th 2018 The number of sexual assault victims increased by 8 per cent across Australia from 2016, reaching an eight-year high in 2017, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. ABS Director of Crime and Justice Statistics William Milne said that there were almost 25,000 victims of sexual assault recorded by police in...

Act To Prevent Men’s Violence Against Women A Guide For Community Action

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Women’s Health West. 2018 This resource is for community members or groups who are planning to undertake actions to prevent men’s violence against women. This resource details practical things you can do every day to prevent men’s violence against women. It also includes important information to consider before you take action, as well as links to further resources. Read more of article...

Documentary gives insight into risks of sexual assault among Australia’s international students

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ABC NewsRadio Breakfast, First posted 27/04/2018 at 09:02:46 Half a million international students, most from Asia, are enrolled to study in Australia. It’s the country’s third largest export industry, worth $18 billion. But Australia’s reputation as a safe and sunny place to study is under threat after widespread disclosures of rape and sexual assault. Australia: Rape on Campus...

Challenging misconceptions about sexual offending: report (Link fixed)

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Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2017 Reports of sexual offences crimes have increased over the last six years. Despite the prevalence of sexual offending in our communities, there is a lack of understanding about these crimes. Myths and misconceptions about sexual offending are common. This is understandable, because sexual offending is a profoundly hidden crime. Much of what we know...

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