Prevention of family violence for women with disability

Project Details

This study aims to build the evidence base on the extent, nature and dynamics of violence against women with disability and what works to prevent it. Informed by a participatory action research approach the project will develop and test the feasibility of a co-designed primary prevention intervention in family violence.


Dr Georgina Sutherland, University of Melbourne
Professor Anne Kavanagh, University of Melbourne
A/Professor Cathy Vaughan, University of Melbourne
Ms Jen Hargrave (Women with Disabilities Victoria and University of Melbourne)
Ms Lauren Krnjacki, University of Melbourne
Professor Gwynnyth Llewellyn, University of Sydney


Respect Victoria

Research Group

School Research Themes

Disparities, disadvantage and effective health care

Key Contact

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Department / Centre

Centre for Health Equity

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