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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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Men as Allies in Preventing Violence: Principles and Practices for Promoting Accountability

White Ribbon Research Series Bob Pease and commentary by Ann Carrington March 2017 This paper explores the implications of the increasing role of men in violence prevention work for the women’s services sector. There are many different ways for men … 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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She’s Price(d)less: The economics of the gender pay gap

October 2016 KPMG This report uses structured econometric modelling to determine the factors that underpin the gender pay gap, and to what extent they contribute to the issue. This report,an update to analysis  initially conducted in 2009,shows that despite the … Continue reading

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Stop Gendered Violence at Work – Women’s Rights at Work Report

November 2016 Victorian Trades Hall Council This report presents the findings of  consultations with working women, which became known as WRAW (Women’s Rights At Work), undertaken by Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) throughout 2016. A common theme arising in these consultations was … 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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Playing Our Part – Lessons Learned from Implementing Workplace Responses to Domestic and Family Violence

November 2016 Male Champions of Change This report focuses on workplace responses to family violence and shares the steps, processes and frameworks that organisations/workplaces have found effective.  The report also includes case study examples of strategies employed by Male Champions member organisations relating … Continue reading

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