Reports and Publications

In everything we do, we are informed by evidence, and always learning. We collaborate with partners to develop research that informs our programmatic work and gives credibility to our broader advocacy and influencing goals.
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Living Under Lockdown: Girls and COVID-19
Equality - 10th May 2020

Living Under Lockdown: Girls and COVID 19

Our latest report, Living Under Lockdown: Girls and COVID-19 is a review of evidence into how emergencies and humanitarian crises affect girls differently and includes interviews with girls specifically impacted by COVID-19. Researchers found girls living in a COVID-19 world are more at risk of violence, exclusion and poverty, and face a greater risk of becoming infected with COVID-19.

Unseen Unsafe Case Studies
Gender Based Violence - 26th July 2019

Unseen, Unsafe: Case Studies

Despite changes to legislation and increased awareness raising programs to reduce violence against children, the day-to-day experiences of most children across the Pacific and Timor-Leste remains largely unchanged. This report, produced in collaboration with Save the Children Australia, ChildFund Australia and World Vision International, reveals the alarming rates of violence across the Pacific and Timor-Leste, and discusses interventions to end it.

Gender Equality - 8th July 2019

Free to Be: Sydney

The threat of sexual harassment with and without physical contact was the main issue identified in connection with bad pins. Over two-thirds of the comments on bad pins included sexual harassment of some kind and 63% of all the pins identified gender-based discrimination as a factor.

Gender Based Violence - 8th April 2019

Unsafe on the Streets: Girls’ and Young Women’s Experiences of Group Harassment

This report looks at street harassment perpetrated by groups of men and boys across five major cities. Why is street harassment by groups of men towards women often viewed as harmless, part of normal, permitted, male behaviour when in fact for girls and young women it can be frightening, restricting and undermining? In this new analysis of the original Free to Be data, girls and young women share their stories and reflect on their experiences.

Gender Based Violence - 8th July 2018

Unsafe in the City: Research Summary

In the course of this ground-breaking research, thousands of girls and young women have shared their stories of harassment and violence for the first time, providing a never-before seen glimpse of what they experience in their cities and the impact this has on their lives.

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