Tag: family violence prevention

Future-proofing Safety – COVID-19 and family violence in Victoria

The Centre for Family Research and Evaluation (CFRE), in partnership with RMIT University’s Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) and the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), has recently commenced Future-proofing Safety, a major research project examining how family violence in Victoria has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Our research will span the breadth of Victoria’s whole community services system to understand how services have responded to family violence during […]

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Co-designing family violence prevention initiatives with marginalised communities

    Co-designing family violence prevention initiatives with marginalised communities There is currently a limited evidence base for understanding the drivers of family violence in LGBTI communities. It is understood that LGBTI people experience family and intimate partner violence at the same, if not greater rates than their cisgender, heterosexual counterparts. Research also suggests that family violence against LGBTI people does not occur in a vacuum, but in the context […]

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