Murder inquest: coroner calls for review of all family violence deaths
Nearly half of female healthcare workers have experienced domestic abuse: study
Victoria's coroner has called for a review of all family-violence related deaths after the inquest into the murder of a Melbourne woman, who was strangled to death by her former partner.
Victoria Police acknowledged there were multiple times they could have changed the course of events in the lead up to the death of Joy Maree Rowley.
Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews says it's a national issue that needs to be addressed.
Professor Cathy Humphreys on ABC The World Today
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A landmark investigation into female medical staff in Australia has found nearly half have experienced domestic violence, including one in 10 who had been abused by their partner in the past year alone.
'Men need to change': anger grows over police response to Eurydice Dixson's murder
For most women in Australia, the decision about whether or not to have a baby is a profoundly personal one. But for some, control over this decision is taken away from them, usually by an abusive male partner. This can happen via the use of verbal pressure, threats, blackmail, physical violence or rape.
GPs key to helping multicultural women escape family violence
Professor Cathy Humphreys and Dr Laura Tarzia discuss the police response to the murder of Eurydice Dixson, and why men’s behaviour needs to change.
Research centre world's first for safer families and cancer care
Prof Kelsey Hegarty discusses how better training and systemic changes are required to assist GPs to identify and respond to patients experience domestic violence and how this will help immigrant women.
New ways to help victims of intimate partner violence, and reducing the toll of infections on cancer patients are on the agenda for new Centres for Research Excellence (CREs) at the University of Melbourne, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).