Domestic Violence

What is Domestic Violence?

Domestic and Family Violence is any behaviour which occurs in an intimate or family relationship and is violent, threatening, coercive or controlling or causes a victim to live in fear.    Domestic Violence is widespread…

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Why Don’t Women Leave?

Leslie Morgan Steiner corrects misconceptions many people hold about women who are victims of Domestic Violence in this powerful TEDtalk. Steiner was in “crazy love” — that is, madly in love with a man who…

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Forms of Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is usually a pattern of behaviour aimed at controlling the victim. However, in some circumstances it may be an incident of physical violence in response to the other person’s ongoing patterns of power…

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Aboriginal Experience

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are significantly over-represented in statistics of domestic and family violence victimisation. Because of the large amount of violence that is perpetrated against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, their children are exposed…

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Intimate partner violence – typologies

Typologies of Intimate Partner Violence This seminar, with Emeritus Professor Michael Johnson, Dr Shamita Das Dasgupta, Dr Jane Wangmann and Dr Rae Kaspiew, explores the theory and practice of typologies of intimate partner violence, including…

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Through Their Eyes

This short film is part of a project from the Crisis Center of Northern New Mexico that educates and informs families about the short and long term effects on of domestic violence on children and…

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