Explore ANU College of Asia & Pacific research activities

Gender norms and domestic abuse: evidence from Australia

ACDE Seminar

Speaker

Professor Robert Breunig, Australian National University

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Tuesday, 1 June, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30

Australia conforms strongly to the gender norm that women should earn less than their male partners. We investigate the impact of violating this cultural norm on the incidence of domestic violence and emotional abuse against women and men in Australia. Violating the male breadwinning norm results in a 35 per cent increase in the likelihood of partner violence against women and a 20 per cent increase in emotional abuse. We find no effect on abuse against men.

Find flyers, registration, and complete event details at https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/18389/gender-norms-and-domestic-abuse-evidence-australia

Share

Venue map

Updated:  24 April, 2017/Responsible Officer:  Dean, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team