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Violence against women in Australia : key research and data issues

Research and public policy series no. 6

Judy Putt and Karl Higgins
ISBN 0 642 24031 0 ISSN 1326-6004
Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology, June 1997


The 1995 Violence Against Women Indicators Project (VAWIP) comprehensively reviewed research, data and information relating to violence against women. This report on the activities of the first year of VAWIP presents summaries of Australian research, the data currently available (including a list of significant data collections), and domestic violence legislation. It also makes recommendations concerning key research and data issues.