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.


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


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


Melbourne Networked Society Institute C-Lab Development Fund

Research Outcomes

'Not the only one' website.

Research Group

Researching Abuse and Violence: RAVE

Faculty Research Themes


School Research Themes

Neuroscience & Psychiatry, Women's Health

Key Contact

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

Department / Centre

General Practice

Unit / Centre

Researching Abuse and Violence: RAVE