Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Legal Advocacy Service
PO Box 5631 West End 4101
Ph: (07) 37209089
Brisbane Domestic Violence Advocacy Service (BDVAS)
PO Box 3278, South Brisbane BC, Qld, 4101
Ph: (07) 3217 2544
Fax: (07) 3217 2679
Immigrant Women's Support Service (IWSS)
PO Box 5490, West End, Qld, 4101
Ph: (07) 3846 3490
Fax: (07) 3844 8467
The survey tells us that we have been able to challenge a culture that allows violence against women to occur. There have been sustained improvements since 1995 in a number of areas. However, there are other areas in which progress has been minimal, along with some concerning negative findings.
Interpersonal violence – in all its forms – has a grave effect on children. This report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries, providing insights into risk and protective factors.