Category Archives: Partnerships

Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

WHO report launched on 20 June highlights violence against women as a ‘global health problem of epidemic proportions’. Physical or sexual violence is a public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally. The report, ‘Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence … Continue reading Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence

Ten ways local government can advance gender equity

The resource package is designed to build the capacity for local governments to consider gender equity in their planning, policy and service delivery. These have been developed through a collaborative partnership of local governments, women’s health organisations as well as the Municipal Association of Victoria, VicHealth and the Office of Women’s Affairs. Local government

Listening to the stars: The constellation model of collaborative social change

Listening to the stars: The constellation model of collaborative social change There has been much talk about social sector partnerships and networks. Tonya Surman and Mark Surman explain how the ‘constellation model’, developed for the Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and the Environment, offers an innovative approach to organising such collaborative efforts.