Gendered Violence Research Network

First responder

Witnesses to gendered violence can play an important role in a victim’s safety.


Perpetrators use a range of strategies to undermine the security of their victims, says Associate Professor and co convenor of UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network, Jan Breckenridge.


Many of the workers who help those affected by violence are women exposed to harassment themselves. They feel underpaid and emotionally exhausted, a new UNSW Sydney report says.

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The UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women and Australian Ambassador for Women and Girls are among several high-profile speakers at a major international conference on gendered violence hosted by UNSW.

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A new study by UNSW’s Gendered Violence Research Network highlights the devastating effects of sexual violence and its impact on employees in the workplace.