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Cutting edge research to help tackle harassment and assault

Monash University will play a role in the development of a groundbreaking new education program to prevent and address sexual assault and harassment in society.

University news
Monash University news

Respect. Now. Always independent review findings

Monash has commissioned an independent report to examine the resources, support systems and processes around reports of sexual harassment and assault at Monash.

University news

2018 federal budget: Turnbull Government all talk, no action on family violence

The Turnbull government's budget has failed to match its expressed desire to take violence against women seriously.

Lens

No harm done? 'Sexual entertainment districts make the city a more threatening place for women

Increasingly liberal attitudes to sex have allowed for greater public celebration of sexual diversity, but the desires of heterosexual men still dominate urban environments.

Design & architecture

Women’s safety on public transport in Melbourne: best and worst stations rated

The best and worst public transport stations for young women’s safety in central Melbourne has been revealed in a Monash University analysis of public spaces.

Design & architecture

Biology is partly to blame for high rates of mental illness in women – the rest is social

Men and women respond differently to diseases and treatments for biological, social and psychological reasons. Depression and anxiety are known to affect around one in five people, but depression occurs twice as often in women as in men.

Medicine & health

Long ignored, adolescent family violence needs our attention

Family violence and youth justice have been subjected to an intense focus in Australia in the past year. Reviews have revealed the failure to provide effective responses to these issues.

Law
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Elder abuse report ignores impact on people’s health

The good news is that Australia is doing something positive to improve the lives of our parents and grandparents. The bad news is we can no longer pretend there are golden years awaiting us all in old age.

Medicine & health