Cyberflashing: age-old harassment in new clothes
Largely enabled by Apple's AirDrop technology, digital flashing is far from 'playful', and unquestionably image-based abuse.
Safe in a city of light?
Very bright and overlit city spaces do not always translate to young women feeling safe in urban spaces, new research shows.
Gender equality: it's everyone's business
We need to think about the problems that men and women face not as competing priorities but as part of the same toxic social problem.
Drugs and bugs: what's lurking in our waterways
New research shows that medicines have found their way into Melbourne streams – and the creatures that live in them.
Changing course to prevent assault
To drive lasting change regarding sexual harassment and assault, greater effort needs to be directed towards preventing these issues from arising in the first place.
The leading threat to women's safety
Men’s violence continues to threaten, restrict and harm the lives of Victorian women at alarming levels.
How to make our cities safer for women
Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
ABC's cancellation of the hit reboot Roseanne because of its star's racist tweet raises complex questions about freedom of speech and the line between public and private selves.
When photo-sharing turns criminal
AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.
Caught between #metoo and the gun-show
Hyper-masculinity is a defining feature of global politics, but the #metoo movement is prising open opportunities to pursue gender equality as women fight back.
Creating safer public spaces for females
It's not just empty laneways and dark corners where girls and women feel threatened.
Women's activism gains a golden glow
The 2018 Oscars showed that the movement against sexual harassment has gone beyond symbolic clothing gestures to enact real change.
Sex, confessions and a rush to condemn
Social media has become a threat to due legal process and the presumption of innocence.
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Professor of Sociology
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Associate and Deputy Director of Monash GPS (Gender, Peace and Security).
Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Professor, Law Resources
Associate Professor and Deputy Head of the School of Biological Sciences
Post-doctoral research fellow, Water Studies Centre