The conversation we need to have

The revelatory See What You Made Me Do explores an epidemic that is showing no signs of slowing down. Full series streaming now at SBS On Demand. 

Investigative journalist Jess Hill hosts this landmark three-part series, during Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month.
As SBS airs 'See What You Made Me Do' - a landmark documentary series about domestic abuse - here is how different types of violence against women are categorised...
To support the issues raised in See What You Made Me Do, SBS offers a range of programming and online content to build greater understanding of domestic abuse.
In 'We Say No More', NITV gathers an all-Indigenous panel of Family Violence experts to examine this destructive social issue.
Most women who are killed by their partners or ex-partners have previously been victims of coercive control, writes Deakin University professor Marilyn McMahon.
Essential services and resources

A list of essential support services, and a list of organisations working on the frontline to address the national crisis of domestic abuse. 

Explore the issue

Related content from across the SBS network

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This mother founded a charity that supports women and children as they rebuild their lives after domestic and family violence.
“It is a social norm that if someone texts you multiple times, they love you so much that they just can’t stop talking to you”.

Stories of hope

Discover the stories of survivors and people making a difference.

Almost a year since a cluster of suicides among South Asian women in one area of Melbourne was first reported by SBS News, the community there is pulling together to...
Fiji-born Australian Princess Lakshman took five years of therapy and personal development coaching to understand that not only can she come out of her own trauma...
SBS On Demand is featuring British documentary 'The Abused' and 30-minute film 'How to Leave an Abusive Relationship'.
For people who have experienced emotional abuse in their romantic relationships, arguing can feel fraught with danger.
My Australia: After experiencing abuse during her childhood, Daizy Maan decided to go it alone. She now runs a unique wellness space for South Asian women in...

A wide-ranging issue

Domestic violence affects many people, in many ways. 

“As a student ... when you are being abused by someone in a foreign country, it is very traumatic.”
DARVO stands for 'Deny, Attack, and Reverse Victim and Offender.' Perpetrators often use DARVO to shame victims into believing they are responsible for the abuse.
Gaslighters excel at manipulation, making it more difficult for victims to get help.
Often, a big part of why leaving feels impossible is because of something psychologists call ‘trauma bonding’.
"He would have gone to jail and had some of his entitlement taken from him.”