Media releases

Sexual assault survivors need more clinical support

Media release — May 2016

New guidelines released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies will strengthen clinical support for survivors of sexual assault who may drink or use drugs to cope with their experience.

More support needed for sexual assault victims navigating the courts

Media release — April 2014

Educating legal professionals about the dynamics of sexual assault and recent criminal justice reforms would help victim/survivors of sexual assault navigate the court system, according to a research study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

New technology and sexual violence

Media release — February 2013

Technology such as social networking and mobile phones is part and parcel of young people’s lives, and can provide a range of opportunities for sexual violence, according to a research study released today by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS).

Giving voice: Women tell of abusers' tactics

Media release — December 2010

A study of women sexual assault survivors by the Australian Institute of Family Studies sheds light on the circumstances, the contributing factors and tactics used by offenders.

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