Tagpsychological abuse

‘Revenge porn’: one in five report they have been victims in Australian survey


Guardian, Monday 8 May 2017 04.30 AEST The first comprehensive research on so-called revenge porn has shed light on the “mass scale of victimisation” across Australia and its sometimes devastating impact. A survey of nearly 4,300 people led by RMIT University and Monash University revealed that 20% of respondents had had images or videos of a nude or sexual nature taken without their consent; 11%...

Forum: the experience of women in same-gender relationships experiencing domestic violence


Bfriend is supporting an afternoon of discussion regarding domestic violence within the LGBTIQ community, and specifically how women experiencing domestic violence in a same-gender relationship can be supported. When: Thursday December 10 2015, 1-3pm Where: Noarlunga Uniting Church Community Health Onkaparinga office, 23 Williams Road, Christies Beach Guest speakers will include: – Member...

Multicultural Workshop on Domestic Violence – free for community workers


DV-alert, October 2015 Multicultural Workshop –  19-20 November,  2015 – Adelaide  Multicultural DV-alert workshops are delivered in partnership with recognised multicultural service providers around Australia. Multicultural DV-alert workshops are for health, allied health and community frontline workers supporting multicultural communities in Australia. One of the priorities of the...

Stepping Stones: Legal barriers to economic equality after family violence


Women’s Legal Service Victoria, Melbourne , 2015 From Executive Summary: “Legal and economic problems arise from family violence which result in serious financial hardship for women and, at present, there are no accessible legal remedies to these problems. We have researched the problems in the Stepping Stones project. This report contains the findings of the project and recommendations for...

Domestic violence training boost for South Australian doctors, health workers


ABC news, Posted Sat 17th October at 8:50am
Domestic violence support funding will help train doctors and other health workers in South Australia to better respond to cases.
South Australia is getting nearly $1.5 million in federal funding over three years for efforts to tackle domestic violence in Adelaide’s northern suburbs.
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Daisy app: updated version released


September 2015 Violence against women is unacceptable. Daisy is an app that connects women around Australia to services. Domestic and family violence affects one in three Australian women, and sexual assault affects one in five women over the age of 15. Daisy connects women who are experiencing or have experienced sexual assault, domestic and family violence to services in their state and local...

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