Category Archives: Education

Violence against women in Australia: An overview of research and approaches to primary prevention

VicHealth, April 2017 This publication presents a synopsis of the latest published research examining violence against women in Australia and its prevention. It also includes responses to violence against women and primary prevention actions. This overview focuses on: the extent … Continue reading

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Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Plan International Australia and Our Watch October 2016 The Plan International Australia and Our Watch survey on young women’s experiences of inequality was conducted by IPSOS Australia with 600 girls and young women aged 15-19 between December 2015 and February … Continue reading

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Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report

National Union of Students February 2016 This report details the findings of the National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Department’s Talk About It survey (2015) and reveals a range of alarming statistics about the experiences of women studying at Australian … Continue reading

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Start a Conversation – online resource

2016 Australian Government – a joint Australian, state and territory initiative This online resource provides  parents, family members, teachers, coaches, community leaders and employers with tools to support conversations with young people about respectful relationships and respect for women. Resources … Continue reading

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Ending Family Violence: Victoria’s Plan for Change

November 2016 Victorian State Government Ending Family Violence: Victoria’s Plan for Change outlines the Victorian State Government’s plan to implement all 227 recommendations of Australia’s first Royal Commission into Family Violence. This 10 Year Plan was recommended by the Royal Commission and … Continue reading

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Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy

December 2016 Victorian State Government Safe and Strong: A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy sets out to redress gender inequality, sexism and violence against women through a number of reforms and initiatives, including: Enacting a Gender Equality Act to embed strong … Continue reading

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Different Genders, Different Lives: Perspective Paper

https://www.wgea.gov.au/sites/default/files/2014-03-04_PP_different_genders_different_lives.pdf – Workplace Gender Equality Agency, Australian Government, 2014 This paper provides a snapshot of the ways in which gender bias and gender inequality affects women and men throughout their lives.

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Fast Facts: Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women

http://www.adfvc.unsw.edu.au/documents/ADFVCFastFacts12_000.pdf – Inara Walden, Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearing House, February 2014 This Fast Facts provides an overview of the public health model, upon which most prevention strategies rest, and its application in the VAW sector in Australia.

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Women in Melbourne’s West: Sex disaggregated data and gender analysis for service and program planning

Women in Melbourne’s West: Sex disaggregated data and gender analysis for service and program planning provides a regional social profile of the health and wellbeing issues for women in the western region. It includes sex-disaggregated data from a variety of … Continue reading

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The Global Gender Gap Report 2013

The Global Gender Gap Index measures the relative gaps between women and men, across a large set of countries and across the four key areas of health, education, economy and politics. In 2012 Australia was ranked 25th, in 2013 Australia … Continue reading

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