This literature review focuses on the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence, and examines the intricacies of bystander behaviour.
Category Archives: Prevention
Free from violence: Victoria’s strategy to prevent family violence and all forms of violence against women
The scope of this strategy is primary prevention – preventing violence before it occurs by focusing on settings where inequality and violent behaviour are shaped. It focuses on two overlapping and related forms of violence – family violence and violence against women.
Work with men to end violence against women: a critical stocktake
This journal article looks at previous efforts to involve men in preventing men’s violence against women.
The Preventing Violence Against Women Lancet Series
This series of papers covers a variety of key topics about preventing violence against women and girls including lessons from practice and working with men and boy to change social norms.
Gender equality and violence against women: What’s the connection?
This paper explores the relationship between gender inequality and gendered violence. It also looks at a model of prevention that operates at multiple levels including society, community and the individual level.
Bystander approaches: Responding to and preventing men’s sexual violence against women
This paper looks at Australian research, policy and programs that are increasingly focused on harnessing bystander action as part of a holistic plan to address and prevent violence against women.
Genders at Work: Exploring the role of workplace equality in preventing men’s violence against women
This report looks at the role of workplaces in preventing men’s violence against women.
Evaluation capacity building in the Respect, Responsibility and Equality program
These practice papers explores how to build capacity for evaluation, learning and improvement in the field of primary prevention. It also provides a five step guide.