Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

Our research addresses the prevention of gendered family and intimate partner violence, the ways in which local, national and international patterns influence social and criminal justice responses to violence, and how women and those who have experienced family violence can be supported to access economic and social security.

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Monash GFVP Centre’s activities and 16 Days of Activism: 25 November-10 December

16 Days of Activism is a global campaign to encourage and highlight important activism to eliminate violence against women and girls.

Seminar series – Forced marriage in Australia: Laying the ground for best practice responses

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This seminar is hosted by Monash Criminology and Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre.

Public seminar: Theories of violence and the construction of facts in cases involving battered women who kill their abusive partners: Retelling R v Liyanage

Professor Julia Tolmie (University of Auckland), will be delivering this seminar on the case of R v Liyanage while in Australia as a Visiting Fellow with the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre.

Award for best PhD presentation at Monash’s SPS Graduate Research Symposium: Jess Burley

Congratulations to Jessica Burley who was awarded a ‘Best PhD presentation' at Monash's Social and Political Sciences Graduate Research Symposium on 24 October 2018.

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Official Launch of Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

On 4 October 2018, the Hon. Marcia Neave AO, Commissioner of the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence and former Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal launched the Centre and spoke about the challenges and opportunities of reforming the response system and working towards sustainable change to end family violence.

22 October 2018
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