Key Research to which WDV has contributed

Executive Director of WDV Keran Howe is a member of the Centre for Research and Excellence-Disability and Health (CRE-DH) Partner Advisory Group. The Group’s role is to ‘shape the development of the Centre’s research outputs’.

CRE-DH recently conducted a geographical analysis on data collected from the 2016 Census and produced a report and interactive map

Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS) have released a 2018 report regarding women with disability seeking justice after experiencing violence:

Women, disability and violence: Barriers to accessing justice -Key findings and future directions

Women with Disabilities Victoria contributes to the frameworks of other organisations addressing violence against women, such as providing input to VicHealth’s Framework to guide primary prevention of intimate partner violence. This framework guided VicHealth’s project, Respect, responsibility and equality: preventing violence against women, 2007 (PDF 42KB) and their Disability and health inequalities in Australia Research Summary (PDF).

Women with Disabilities Victoria collaborate with VicHealth to address violence

Women with Disabilities Victoria contributed to a Review of literature addressing intimate partner violence against women with disabilities (PDF 109KB) to the VicHealth framework. Download a full copy of the literature review (PDF 109KB)