You can challenge the foundations of violence against women

New video out:   Highlights the everyday attitudes and behaviours which support men’s violence against women and the importance of challenging these foundations, based on our Pyramid Poster. Please share with your networks and friends. Order our Pyramid image and other resources here.

Rosie Batty visits Gippsland

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

Free East Gippsland Violence Prevention sessions

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

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Gender stereotypes and sexist jokes. What’s the big deal?

Violence against women is based upon a foundation of unequal power between men and women, something that has been embedded historically in our society and in our relationships. We see this imbalance acted out in many ways, even today. It is in the jokes we tell, the language we use and in the way that… Read More

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Mentors in Violence Prevention

MVP flyer Updated Aug 2016 Mentors in Violence Prevention is a leadership program focused on preventing all forms of violence against women. It empowers participants to be active bystanders with practical tools to interrupt violence and challenge sexist behaviour. Using a wide range of strategies to create change, this program is relevant to everyone –… Read More