Watch our new video and ‘make the link’ between gender inequality and men’s violence against women.
Make the Link, is once again participating in 16 Days of Activism against Gendered Violence 2016, from 25 November, The International day for the elimination of violence against women until 10 December, Human Rights Day. It is an opportunity to raise awareness, create discussion and encourage action that will create lasting culture change, prevent and… Read More
Guest blogger Keturah Phelps, member of Groundwork Youth Theatre, Sale, Victoria. Originally published as letter to Editor, Gippsland Times, May 2016. When I was in year 11, I wrote a speech for my English class about domestic violence, a topic that had rising concern following the death of Luke Batty. I was saddened and disgusted by… Read More
Business networks and community come to hear Rosie Batty in Gippsland A record audience turned out in Warragul, Traralgon and Inverloch to hear from Australian of the Year and campaigner against domestic violence, Rosie Batty. Ms Batty, who rose to prominence following the murder of her son Luke by the boy’s father at Tyabb in February… Read More
A common question we come across in our work is, ‘What about violence against men?’ There are a number of reasons we focus on the prevention of men’s violence against women, and not violence against men or violence more generally. Firstly, statistics show that the majority of family violence is perpetrated by men against women… Read More
Gippsland Women’s Health, in partnership with East Gippsland PCP and Good Beginnings (Save the Children), will be hosting three events in the lead up to White Ribbon Day in East Gippsland. Three training sessions of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program will run in Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance, where participants will learn about gender… Read More