‘Does technology do more good than harm?’ – Public Panel (MAEVe)

'Does technology do more good than harm?' - Public Panel (MAEVe)

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The potential of new and emerging technologies in the area of violence against women is increasingly becoming recognised by governments, researchers, and community organisations alike. This public panel discussed technology’s potential as a tool to help women seek safety, challenge and change gender attitudes, as well as its potential for harm.

Date & Location:

10 February, 5.00pm to 6.30pm | Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, The University of Melbourne


Clementine Ford, writer, broadcaster and public speaker

Nancy Glass, Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Cathy Humphreys, Professor, The University of Melbourne

Emily Maguire, CEO, Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Mark Oliver, General Manager, Tigerspike

Anastasia Powell, Senior Research Fellow, RMIT University

Facilitated by:

Kelsey Hegarty, Professor, The University of Melbourne

Organised by:

The Melbourne research Alliance to End Violence against women and their children (MAEVe) – an interdisciplinary research alliance that draws together research and evaluation capacity from across the University, in partnership with community, industry and government agencies. Their aims are to reduce harm and improve the safety and wellbeing of women, families and communities; increase accountability and improve responses to men; and prevent violence before it starts.

Video by:

The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)



Resource details

Resource type: Video
Duration: 48.21