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Dr Jasmine McGowan is a Lecturer at the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre. Jasmine completed her PhD in the School of Culture and Communication at the University of Melbourne in 2014.

Jasmine has extensive research experience in gender, feminist theory, critical sexuality studies, representation and screen and media cultures. Jasmine's current research focuses on gendered violence, disability and violence, disability hate crime, economic abuse, intimate partner homicide and perpetrator interventions. Jasmine has conducted research and evaluation for the Department of Social Services, Family Safety Victoria, ANROWS, the Magistrates' Court of Victoria, the Victorian Women's Trust and TaskForce.

Recent projects Jasmine has worked on include the National Plan Stakeholder and Victim-Survivor Advocates Consultations, the Centre's rapid response research project 'Gender-based violence and help-seeking behaviours during the COVID-19 pandemic', the Review of the Victorian Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme, the ARC-funded project 'Securing Women's Lives: Preventing Intimate Partner Homicide' and the ANROWS-funded project Women, Disability and Violence: Barrers to Accessing Justice'. In 2018 Jasmine received funding from the Victorian Women's Trust to develop a toolkit designed to assist women with disability identify economic abuse.  

The findings of Jasmine's research have been published in quality international and national journals and she has presented at national and international conferences on family violence, social science and comparative literature. 



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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