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.
Counting intimate partner homicides
Better access to data is desperately needed to better understand the phenomenon in order to prevent it.
In sport, language matters
We need to have conversations about gendered language and its role in fostering prejudice.
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.
Dowry abuse: a growing problem in Australia
To address it, dowry abuse first needs to be recognised as a key form of economic abuse within the broader framework of domestic and family violence.
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.
NT child detention: what's changed?
One year after the royal commission into Northern Territory child detention recommended big changes, little of substance has been done to tackle the problem by the NT Labor government.
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.
Falling short on family violence
Despite having a code of practice in place for investigating incidents, police duty failures are all too common.
Murder in the family
The killing of a parent by his or her child is a relatively uncommon form of family violence. We need to know much more about it to prevent it.
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.
All talk, no action on family violence
The Turnbull government's budget has failed to match its expressed desire to take violence against women seriously.
Anti-terrorist centre needs focus on family violence too
The Victorian centre's effectiveness will be muted unless it includes experts on violence against women.
The jury is out on microfinancing
The programs to date have delivered, at best, only modest results in the fight against poverty.
Creating safer public spaces for females
It's not just empty laneways and dark corners where girls and women feel threatened.
Duterte, hypermasculinity and the key to populism
The exploitation of gender in populist politics is no more starkly illustrated than in the Philippines.
How women can build a safer world
Could the war on terror be won by listening to and empowering women?
The battle back home
Shining a light on the struggle POWs faced when they returned to Australia – and the impact on their wives.
Sex, confessions and a rush to condemn
Social media has become a threat to due legal process and the presumption of innocence.
A welcome pivot on family violence
Police are now treating perpetrators as seriously as terrorists and murderers.
Coercive control laws not the right path
New law is often seen as an answer in tackling intimate partner and family violence, but our research shows it is not always the best response.
Assumptions fail some victims of family violence
Police can misidentify victims as offenders because the real perpetrator has misled them.
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Professor of History, and Head of School for the School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies.
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Professor of International Relations and Director, of the Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Professor of Sociology
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
PhD Candidate, Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Research Fellow, Monash Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor of Criminology
Postdoctoral Fellow, Politics, Gender, Peace and Security Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Architecture and Director of the XYX Lab
Conjoint Professor of Criminology
Researcher and lecturer in anthropology
PhD Candidate at Monash University’s Gender Peace and Security Centre