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Violence against women

We don’t believe in a future where domestic violence should exist.


With domestic violence continuing to tear apart families, the government has taken radical measures. HappyHome, installed in all households where men and women cohabitate, will be monitored 24/7, detecting threats of violence and taking action to pacify potential perpetrators.

Today's violence against women challenge

Family violence is the leading preventable contributor to death, disability and illness in women aged 15 to 44.

This future shouldn't exist; we're changing it

  • Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre

    The Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre brings together researchers and international experts to better support and protect those experiencing family violence by challenging the attitudes and structures that underpin it. This includes work to inform the development of a better approach to reducing intimate partner homicides, which is the most common type of violence against women worldwide, and the leading preventable cause of death amongst Australian women aged between 15 and 44.

  • Family violence

    Dr Becky Batagol
    Find out how Dr Becky Batagol from the Faculty of Law is changing the way the justice system deals with family violence.

  • Intimate partner homicides

    Counting the cost of intimate partner homicides in Australia – learn more at Monash Lens.