Establishing the Connection
This study was funded by Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS) and coordinated by the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS), in partnership with CASA Forum and UnitingCare ReGen.
This report presents the findings of 'Establishing the Connection', a Victorian study that explored the complex intersections between alcohol and other drug use and the severity of, or vulnerability to, sexual violence and revictimisation, in order to build the capacity of the alcohol and other drug and sexual assault sectors to respond more effectively to the needs of individuals affected by sexual violence.
This report was authored by AIFS staff and external staff and published by ANROWS
These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.
Presents key findings and implications for policy-makers, researchers and practitioners from ANROWS research project Establishing the Connection.
This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on the association between alcohol and drug use and sexual violence.
Investigates how communication technologies facilitate sexual violence against young people and challenges this presents for the justice system