Inside Policy's Research into Family and Domestic Violence and the global rise due to Covid -19.
Rivkah Nissim & Anna Connell, 20 November 2020 As those who work in frontline services know, family and domestic violence is particularly bad over Christmas and the new year. It spikes on Grand Final night and during the State of Origin. And overseas experience shows it gets worse during pandemics. Family and domestic violence (or FDV) is a subject close to our hearts at Inside Policy. We know it is gendered, overwhelmingly affecting women and children - and that globally t