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.

Women’s Participation in Sport

Guest blogger Ryan Evans is Program Coordinator, GippSport, Gippsland Regional Sports Assembly. I ‘m sure you have heard many times by now, there are numerous benefits from participating in sport and physical activity. Essentially, it has been shown, time and time again, to lead to an improvement in the physical, mental and social well-being of an… Read More

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

The CHIPS test – a way to spot sexual objectification of women

We’ve all heard the terms ‘objectification’ and ‘sexualisation’ of women and girls, but what does it really mean? Dr. Caroline Heldman from the USA addresses these questions and why they’re important, explaining, ‘women who grow up in a culture with widespread sexual objectification tend to view themselves as objects of desire for others.’ Many of… 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

Orange Round

Gippsland League is taking a stand against men’s violence against women and children, including sexual violence by participating in ‘Orange Round,’ on 25th July 2015. Orange Round is a joint-initiative between Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault, Gippsland Women’s Health, GippSport, AFL Gippsland and Gippsland League. The concept is an adaptation of the global initiative Orange… Read More