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Reducing violence against women and their children – Research informing the development of a national campaign

Australian Government Department of Social Services, November 2015 On 17 April 2015, COAG endorsed a $30 million commitment to a national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children, which is jointly funded with the states and territories. This campaign will focus on primary prevention, specifically addressing the precursory attitudes of young people around respectful … Continue reading Reducing violence against women and their children – Research informing the development of a national campaign

Shared understandings: Women’s Health West’s guide to health promotion and gender equity

Women’s Health West, 2014 This guide to gender equity and health promotion provides clear and consistent language in key definitions, conceptual frameworks and supporting data relating to gender equity, upstream health promotion and the social determinants of health. Its purpose is to highlight the need for health promotion actions that are sensitive to the social, … Continue reading Shared understandings: Women’s Health West’s guide to health promotion and gender equity

Speaking publicly about preventing men’s violence against women: Curly questions and language considerations

Women’s Health West, 2016 As part of the United project, this tool was designed to build the capacity of members of the Preventing Violence Together Partnership to speak publicly about preventing men’s violence against women. The resource includes responding to common curly questions and statements about preventing men’s violence against women, and understanding the importance of language when doing … Continue reading Speaking publicly about preventing men’s violence against women: Curly questions and language considerations

Gender audit guidelines for the government, community and health sectors

Women’s Health West, 2016 As part of the United project, this resource was developed to assist Preventing Violence Together partners to set gender equity assessment standards within their organisation and the facilities, programs and services that they deliver to the broader community. The tool is an introduction to gender audits and provides examples of resources to assist … Continue reading Gender audit guidelines for the government, community and health sectors

Developing a gender equity and/or prevention of violence against women organisational policy

Women’s Health West, 2016 As part of the United project, this tool was developed to assist partner organisations to develop an organisational policy to prevent violence against women and promote gender equity. It contains background information regarding gender equity and violence against women, and includes sample policy templates that organisations can draw upon in the development of organisational policies … Continue reading Developing a gender equity and/or prevention of violence against women organisational policy

Understanding the role of gender inequality in men’s violence against women – A conceptual model

Women’s Health West, 2016 As part of the United project, this conceptual model was designed as a training resource for the Preventing Violence Together Partnership, used to explore the role of gender inequality in driving men’s violence against women. Available here: Understanding the role of gender inequality in men’s violence against women – Conceptual model

Why gender matters: a guide for community health services

Preventing Violence Together Partnership, November 2015 Why gender matters: a guide for community health services is a resource designed to increase the capacity of community health services to be gender equitable health service providers and employers. The short animated film contains an overview of gender equity and it’s impacts on health, and ways that community health services … Continue reading Why gender matters: a guide for community health services