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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Australia Brazil exchange on preventing family violence

The Australian Embassy in Brazil is funding an exchange of family violence experts. The first phase of the project, taking place in June 2019, involves five leading gender and family violence prevention scholars traveling to Brazil to engage in a program of visits to family violence and criminal justice agencies.

15 May 2019

Public seminar: Aggrieved entitlement in the ivory tower: Qualitative results from a large-scale campus climate survey

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Wednesday 8 May 2019, 2-3pm. This seminar will be delivered by Walter S. DeKeseredy, who is the Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences, Director of the Research Center on Violence, and Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University).

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

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

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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.

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