Sex- and gender-based violence
Violence against women
Jacqui is Director of Monash University’s Centre for Gender, Peace and Security. She is an Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellow and a Global Fellow, Peace Research Institute (PRIO), Oslo.
Jacqui's current research is focused on three areas of relevance to the broader Women, Peace and Security agenda: Understanding the political economy of violence against women, including sexual and gender-based violence in conflict in Asia Pacific; Examining the gender dimensions and women's roles in recruitment, support for and prevention of violent extremism and; Analysing gender-sensitive peace agreements and their impact on women's participation after conflict. This research is funded by the Australian Research Council, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the United Nations.
Jacqui True's Articles
Helping the helpers
New research finds frontline domestic violence workers are at risk of burnout due to increased pressures around COVID-19.
Giving voice to human rights defenders
Agencies working to protect vulnerable women and children, often in fragile and conflict-affected countries, are coming under increasing pressure in delivering their services during the COVID-19 global crisis.
What will a post-COVID-19 world look like?
Our post-coronavirus pandemic future will be very different to the one we anticipated, as it reshapes relationships, governments, business, and broader society.
How women can build a safer world
Could the war on terror be won by listening to and empowering women?
Unlocking remote women’s voices
They’re on the front line of climate change, but many women in at-risk regions continue to be ignored in global mitigation discussions.
What's turning young men into killing machines?
A deeper examination of gender is sorely needed to try to prevent further acts of violent extremism and terrorism.