Monash School of Social Sciences, Submission to Senate Standing Committees on Legal & Constitutional Affairs The practice of dowry and the incidence of dowry abuse in Australia

<div>This submission has been prepared by members of the Monash Family Violence Prevention Centre (MFVPC), the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre (MMIC) and Monash Gender, Peace and Security (GPS). More details about these three research programs and our current related research are provided in the introduction and as an appendix to this submission. Please find our submission attached to this letter. In our submission, we have drawn on our extensive research findings across multiple projects to focus specifically on the intersections of family violence, culturally and linguistically diverse communities, migration and criminal law.</div>