Research Briefs

Neighbours, Friends and Family research briefs aim to educate and inform others about gender-based violence and abuse against women. The reports will be easily available online and written in clear language that ensures they are accessible to the general public. Our aim is to both educate and inspire action so that readers understand we all have a role to play in ending violence against women.


March 2020
Domestic Violence Is Not a Private Problem

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February 2020
Dating Violence among Youth – Changing the Narratives

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January 2020
The Evolving Discourse around Violence against Women in Digital Media and Popular Culture

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October 2019
Defining Coercive Control in Comparison to
Situational Couple Violence

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View plain text webpage version - October 2020