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Women’s imprisonment and domestic, family and sexual violence : research synthesis ANROWS

Contributor(s): Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: ANROWS Insights.Publisher: Sydney, NSW : Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS), 2020Description: electronic document (14 pages) : PDF file.Subject(s): ABUSED WOMEN | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | JUSTICE | MENTAL HEALTH | PARENTING | SEXUAL VIOLENCE | TRAUMA | PRISONERS | PRISONERS' FAMILIES | INTERNATIONAL | AUSTRALIAOnline resources: Click here to access online ANROWS Insights, 3/2020Summary: This paper contexualises ANROWS’s research on the close links between imprisonment and domestic and family violence (DFV) and sexual violence. These links are poorly understood, but are crucial in addressing cycles of violence/imprisonment, and providing support services to women who have experienced both violence and imprisonment. This synthesis is designed for policymakers and practitioners engaging with people affected by domestic, family and sexual violence and imprisonment. It is also relevant for those who are developing policy frameworks addressing domestic, family and sexual violence; imprisonment; housing; mental health; substance use; and related issues. (From the website). Record #6786
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ANROWS Insights, 3/2020

This paper contexualises ANROWS’s research on the close links between imprisonment and domestic and family violence (DFV) and sexual violence.
These links are poorly understood, but are crucial in addressing cycles of violence/imprisonment, and providing support services to women who have experienced both violence and imprisonment.

This synthesis is designed for policymakers and practitioners engaging with people affected by domestic, family and sexual violence and imprisonment. It is also relevant for those who are developing policy frameworks addressing domestic, family and sexual violence; imprisonment; housing; mental health; substance use; and related issues. (From the website). Record #6786

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