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Free from violence: Victoria’s strategy to prevent family violence and all forms of violence against women

Victoria State Government, May 2017 This strategy is an integral element of the government’s broader family violence system reform. It fulfils Recommendation 187 of the Royal Commission into Family Violence and is a key part of the 10-year plan Ending family violence: Victoria’s plan … Continue reading

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Promoting gender equality for improved health and wellbeing – VicHealth Position Statement

May 2017 The Gender Equality and Health Position Statement outlines VicHealth’s commitment to addressing inequalities between men and women, so that all Victorians can realise their full potential for health and wellbeing regardless of gender.

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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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A high price to pay: The economic case for preventing violence against women

PwC, VicHealth and Our Watch, November 2015 A High Price To Pay -The economic case for preventing VAW, produced by PwC, estimates the costs and benefits of preventing violence against women. It identifies the economic and social costs of violence … Continue reading

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Equal Footing toolkit

VicHealth, 2015 Equal Footing is a new toolkit for workplaces to promote gender equality and respectful relationships. The toolkit was developed with funding from the Victorian Government and trialled in a variety of sectors including hospitality, engineering, finance, publishing and … Continue reading

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