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The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.

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Australia's record on women's rights is poised to come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.

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Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.

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We must do more to find alternatives to the increasing use of imprisonment to address women's health and social problems, write Paul Simpson and Tony Butler.

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There are four significant drivers of crime that must be addressed to reduce the victimisation and incarceration rates of Indigenous Australians, write Marcia Langton and Josephine Cashman. 

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The International Criminal Court is falling short on promises to prosecute sexual and gender-based violence, Professor Louise Chappell will argue in a public lecture on 9 October.

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UNSW research is showing that the shock waves from violent crime have an economic impact far beyond the people directly involved.

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We are in a time of warped moral development, and the failure to recognise the implications of forcefully punching someone in the face cannot purely be blamed on alcohol, writes Brandon Jack.  

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The attack on a fellow Jewish family of Bondi is alarming, but the response from the local community gives some comfort, writes Fergal Davis.

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Australian women and girls with disabilities are twice as likely to experience violence and abuse as other women, new research shows.

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