Three Women Share The Horrifying Reality of Living Homeless In Australia

“No-one chooses to be homeless, I can tell you that." - by Michael Crooks (published by Marie Claire). Today, there are 49,000 women who are homeless across the nation, with no means or assistance to have a home of their own. Michael Crooks speaks to three women – all...

Update on Economic Equality

Has gender equality progressed? Australians have made progress towards gender equality as women continue to challenge historical norms and the business case for diversity, equity and inclusion strengthens. Despite this, women’s progress slipped back a gear in the...

‘Intergenerational Cycle of Violence’

‘Intergenerational Cycle of Violence’ Explained & How to Break It You might have watched some documentaries or crime series where experts try to find causal relationships between the person's delinquency in adolescence, their later involvement in criminal...

Misdiagnosing Intergenerational Trauma

Misdiagnosing Intergenerational Trauma Some children were being medicalised and pathologised at times when they needed trauma care, a conference in Dublin heard A seven year-old boy and his older sister (9), who watched their mother being bound and kept in a wardrobe...

THE CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF MIS-IDENTIFICATION

Culturally Diverse Victim-Survivors of Family Violence Often Charged Falsely, According to New Paper A new paper released by inTouch has highlighted the concerning and ongoing issue of mis-identification in response to family violence occurring within migrant and...

It’s Time To Take Notice!

New Global Study shows more than a quarter of women have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetimes. Peer-Reviewed Publication in The Lancet Background Intimate partner violence against women is a global public health problem with many short-term and...

Accountants urged to act on ‘uncomfortable numbers’

Time for change: an agenda for action A new CA ANZ playbook shows inventive ways of working can create a more inclusive and fair workplace, narrow the gender pay gap, attract talented professionals and provide an impetus to growth. Being aware of the gender pay gap is...

I Also Want to be an Empathetic Lawyer!

Kate survived three experiences of family violence. The first abusive man in her life was her father, who was both a victim and a perpetrator of family violence. He taught her to tolerate abuse and pander to controlling boyfriends…

“Misogyny, sexism … every day in every way”

"Misogyny, sexism, everyday in every way."When Julia Gillard stood up in Australian Parliament and called out the casual misogyny of the Leader of the Opposition, and the government itself, she inspired a generation of women to fight back against the revealing, and...

Through the Eyes of a Child…

Michael, outwardly, appeared a normal 12-year-old boy. Born just before the turn of the millennium, his upbringing was closely tied to the rise of technology and the internet. He enjoyed staying inside, wrapped up in a blanket, eyes glued to the action on his Nintendo...