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Viewing violent television as a child probably increases aggression toward women later in life, writes Tom Denson and Andy Ruddock.

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Are low wages and high debt pushing society to a tipping point? Could migrants solve our family care 'problems'? Does climate change denial represent a failure of social science? Read the latest research from UNSW's biennial Australian Social Policy Conference.

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One in six Australian women have experienced physical or sexual violence at the hands of a partner, and many are turned away from help, Australia’s largest social policy conference has been told.

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UNSW researchers are helping PNG employers lead the fight against family and sexual violence.

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Women’s refuges play an important role in assisting women and children escape violence, writes Jane Bullen.

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We still have a long way to go before people understand that domestic violence is a crime that should be met with zero tolerance, writes Alecia Simmonds.

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Australia is at the forefront of a wholly new approach to dealing with the impacts of domestic violence, write Inara Walden and Ludo McFerran of the Safe at Home, Safe at Work Project at UNSW.

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One million Australian employees now have access to paid domestic violence leave, the result of research led by UNSW’s Centre for Gender Related Violence Studies.

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There is a direct link between domestic violence and productivity in the workplace, a UNSW study has found.

Women who suffer violence at the hands of men are highly likely to experience mental disorders for the rest of their lives, new research shows.

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