abusive behaviour

Expectant mothers deserve proper care when giving birth. Instead, some face forced surgery, bullying, coercion and insufficient pain relief.

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Domestic violence can increase amid bushfires, but Australia has a poor track record of responding to it. With a hot summer ahead, authorities must prepare.

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Despite various legal provisions to address, acid attack as a form of gender violence does not get the importance it deserves.

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Gender-based violence remains widespread. The good news is, it’s preventable — and these advances in law, tech, and other sectors are helping the cause.

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More boys and young men are being taught about gender violence, respect and consent, but better programs and online tools will help.

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The UN has tried tackling conflict-related sexual violence for more than two decades, but its “add-women-and-stir” approach doesn’t go far enough.

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For domestic violence survivors, the cost of living crisis makes leaving an abusive relationship harder than ever.

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Keeping kids safe from abuse isn’t about teaching “stranger danger” or “tricky people”. It’s far less simplistic.

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