Disarming gendered disablism
A new toolkit aims to give women living with disability an avenue to tackle abuse, and to support them to escape community and at-home violence.
Ending family violence is everybody’s responsibility
Monash is recognised for the strength of its gender scholarship, health and legal research, education, industry engagement and commitment to social justice.
When parents kill
A study reveals that filicide is a regular occurrence in Australia, not a rare one.
Counting intimate partner homicides
Better access to data is desperately needed to better understand the phenomenon in order to prevent it.
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.
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.
Victoria should rethink defensive homicide
Scrapping the offence was a mistake and has left the law inflexibile in dealing with homicide offences.
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.
Unmasking the hidden terror of family violence
Family violence has been dragged into the open in countries around the world.
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
Professor of Sociology
Manager of the Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre
Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre
Conjoint Professor of Criminology
Professor of Criminology, Dean of Arts
Emeritus Professor, Department of Social Work