ANU study shows religious communities less likely to recognise domestic violence

By Ellen Blake
Updated December 1 2021 - 2:09am, first published November 30 2021 - 1:30pm
A researcher suggested the prominence of patriarchal views in religious communities meant there was bound to be high rates of abuse. Picture: Shutterstock

Australians of faith are less likely to recognise domestic violence in their own religious communities despite an awareness of the issue at a national level, a new Australian National University study has revealed.

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