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Listen up! Hear from young people about their understandings of domestic violence | ANROWS

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


The 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS) found that although young people have a good overall understanding of domestic violence, in particular its physical forms, there were also some “areas of concern” within young people’s understandings.

To better understand these findings, the forthcoming ANROWS qualitative research study “It depends on what the definition of domestic violence is”: How young people conceptualise domestic violence and abuse explores how young people define and make sense of domestic violence in their own terms.

Facilitated by Body Safety Australia and featuring a panel of young people passionate about preventing violence against women, this webinar will unpack the report’s findings and their implications for policy and practice.

By centring young people’s voices and knowledge of domestic violence, this research and webinar will be of value for policymakers and practitioners developing relevant, consistent and effective education, policy and primary prevention initiatives aimed at preventing and reducing violence against women.


Deanne Carson, CEO and Founder of Body Safety Australia and Lauren French, Lead Educator, Body Safety Australia



  • Dr Erin Carlisle, Senior Research Officer, ANROWS
  • Alesha Saeed, R4Respect Youth Ambassador
  • Zac Tuialli, Men4Respect Youth Ambassador
  • Jean Lewis, Youth advocate, NSW
  • Malika, Queensland Family and Child Commission Youth Advisory Council

There will be a live Q&A at the end of the session.

The webinar is open to anyone and free to attend. Live captioning will be available for the webinar and a recording of the webinar will be available on the ANROWS website.

Enquiries: [email protected]

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