AnalysisChild AbuseDomestic ViolenceFeaturesGlobal IssuesHuman RightsHumanityLaw & OrderSocietyWorldYoung Generation

Kids escaping family violence can be vulnerable to intimate partner abuse. We must break the vicious cycle

Nearly 13,000 Australian children aged 10 to 17 sought help alone from specialist homeless services last year.

Many of these young people will have escaped family violence and then been endangered by abusive partners.

  • Authors :
  • The Conversation

Our respective research tackles this emotionally tough terrain head on, speaking with teens experiencing intimate partner violence and children under 18 who experience homelessness and are not accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Children and young people have told us about having nowhere safe to live, feeling invisible to government and being harmed.

Their stories show Australia’s adolescent service system is frighteningly out of…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Back to top button