Not The Only One: An Online Database of Survivor Stories From Women Experiencing Domestic Violence

Project Details

The overall aim of this project is to develop an online interactive repository of survivor stories for women experiencing domestic violence (DV). It will aim to improve women’s mental health and wellbeing, as well as reduce stigma, by creating a virtual community linked by shared experiences.  Women can read and share their stories anonymously. See website.

Researchers

Professor Kelsey Hegarty, Head of Abuse and Violence research unit
Ms Kitty Novy
Dr Victoria Palmer
Professor Margaret Simons
Dr Hilary Davis (Centre for Social NUI)
Professor Cathy Humphreys

Collaborators

Melbourne Networked Society Institute, The University of Melbourne
Dr Danielle Fuller, University of Birmingham UK

Funding

Melbourne Networked Society Institute C-Lab Development Fund

Research Outcomes

'Not the only one' website.

Research Group

Researching Abuse and Violence: RAVE


Areas of Excellence

Women’s Health


Key Contact

For further information about this research, please contact the research group leader.

Department / Centre

General Practice