Our Research

Our research

Our research on violence against women aims to strengthen the evidence-base to support policy and interventions that keep women and their children safe from violence.

Current projects

Tackling alcohol-related family violence: A multidisciplinary research program to build strategies to prevent and reduce domestic violence Angela Taft, Ingrid Wilson,Robin Room, Anne-Marie Laslett, Sarah MacLean, Michael Livingston, LTU
Kate Graham, Canada
Gail Gilchrist, Kings College, UK
Ingrid Wilson I.Wilson@latrobe.edu.au ph: (03) 9479 6288
Leading change on violence against women through the health sector in Timor-Leste Kayli Wild, Angela Taft, Chris Roche, Linda Kelly, Susan McDonald, LTU
Lidia Gomes, Angelina Fernandes, Amina de Araujo, Isabelita Madeira, Livio da Conceicao Matos, UNTL
Kayli Wild
ph: (03) 9479 5701

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Domestic and family violence and parenting Rae Kaspiew, Lixia Qu, Ruth Weston, AIFS
Angela Taft, Leesa Hooker, Jan Nicholson, LTU
Cathy Humphreys, Uni Melb
Fiona Buchanan, Uni SA

Leesa Hooker l.hooker@latrobe.edu.au
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HARMONY: A pilot RCT in primary care to respond to family violence in culturally diverse communities   Contact:
Angela Taft

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An investigation of violence against young women in the Bendigo area Leesa Hooker, Karen Anderson, Jacqui Theobald, Paulina Billet, La Trobe Rural Health School and Paula Baron, La Trobe University. Contact:
Leesa Hooker

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RECOVER: Reconnecting mothers and children after violence: A child parent psychotherapy pilot. Safer Families CRE.Leesa Hooker, Angela Taft- La Trobe University, Cathy Humphreys, Kelsey Hegarty-University of Melbourne. Harriet MacMillan, McMaster University, Canada. 

PhD projects

Sonia Reisenhofer
What is the relationship between self-efficacy and position in the stages of change (or other) pathway for women experiencing intimate partner violence?
conferred, May 2017

Ingrid Wilson
Fearing the “changed” man: Women’s experience of alcohol-related intimate partner
conferred, May 2017

Beatriz Paulina Ayala Quintanilla
Violence against women, maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity

Catina Adams
Enhanced MCH in Victoria - improving outcomes for families experiencing family violence

Rachel Loney-Howes
Being heard, being seen, being believed: The politics of recognition in online anti-rape activism

Heather Wallace
Reproductive health decision-making in Municipio Viqueque, Baucau, Dili and Ermera, Timor-Leste