Episode 19: It's a Man's World
We’re tackling a new topic on this episode of Monash podcast, What Happens Next?, looking at masculinity, and how its negative forms can be as damaging to men as women.
Shutting the door on family violence
The now-closed Senate inquiry has added little to what we already know, and brings the government’s commitment to the problem of domestic violence into question.
Family violence and the bystander effect
Bystanders have never been more critical in combating family violence than during coronavirus restrictions and household isolation.
Where to for women on temporary visas?
The urgency of the risks and issues facing women on temporary visas is dangerously heightened by COVID-19.
The self-isolation laws explained
Enforcing the 14-day self-isolation mandate for those entering Australia is a matter for states and territories. This could include door-to-door police checks, and possible detentions and fines.
Unmasking slavery's hidden face
A landmark sex workers' court case in Melbourne led to the establishment of a modern legal definition of slavery in international law.
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.
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Dr George Variyan
Lecturer, Globalisation Leadership and Policy, Faculty of Education
Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences
Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Deputy Director, Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre, Associate Professor (Research), Criminology
Associate Professor of Criminology
Professor of Sociology
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law
Senior Lecturer, Law Resources
Professor, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Law
Professor of Criminology