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Family violence articles

Family violence articles


Too many women in prisons, not enough wisdom in the system

Find out how Flat Out's Family Violence Justice Pilot Project is addressing the systemic failure in Victoria's prisons.

Intersectionality: inclusion, cohesion and continuity

Intersectionality has been gaining traction over the last few years and the next challenge is embedding it into our work in practical ways.

Sustaining one's self whilst driving change

We spoke to Victoria's Victims of Crime Commissioner about how she's taken care of her health and wellbeing throughout her career.

Lessons from the Royal Commissions

How can we ensure Royal Commissions provide policy and systemic change to improve people's lives?

Are we two steps closer to ending family violence?

Read about Eastern Community Legal Centre's groundbreaking early intervention programs.

Putting victim survivors at the heart of reform

We interview Victoria's inaugural Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor Tim Cartright APM.

DVRCV’s focus: Striving towards once-in-a-lifetime reform

Victorian Minister for Prevention of Family Violence Gabrielle Williams and DVRCV CEO Emily Maguire reflect on the progress towards implementing the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

- Emily Maguire, CEO

Perspective: Migrant women’s health in migrant women’s hands

In 2018 the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health celebrated 40 years since its founding. Executive Director Adele Murdolo shares some of the changes and challenges the organisation has faced since its inception.

Feature: Online learning to build foundational knowledge

DVRCV has been developing a comprehensive elearning package to build the foundational knowledge required to prevent and respond to family violence and violence against women.

Voices of the sector: MARAM leading alignment training for organisational leaders

DVRCV recently piloted the MARAM Leading Alignment training module, developed in partnership with Family Safety Victoria.

DVRCV’s focus: Risk and complexity: the role of family violence specialists

As we begin to bring family violence responses into universal services like health and education, we have focused this edition of DVRCV Advocate on the importance of specialisation in prevention and response.

- Emily Maguire, CEO


Family violence articles