How Sport Can Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls

Sport is central to the lives of many Australians. This isn’t simply a reference to participation levels, but the importance of sport as a social institution. Organised sport, from the elite level though to local community clubs, is a part of a complex social ecology that is an important part…

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‘Ask for Angela’ safety campaign launched to combat sexual violence in Sydney

People who feel threatened or unsafe during a date or social situation can now ask Sydney bartenders for ‘Angela’, in a new initiative to combat violence and sexual assault. The NSW Government today launched the internationally recognised ‘Ask for Angela’ safety campaign to prevent violence and anti-social behaviour in Sydney’s…

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Adolescent to Parent Abuse: A Discursive Analysis of The Perspectives of Helping Professionals

Clear your calendar this December for the 2017 STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia, held at Rydges Melbourne. Miss Emily Coxall, Psychologist at Caraniche joins us this year to discuss “Adolescent to parent abuse: a discursive analysis of the perspectives of helping professionals“. Theorists argue that people’s perceptions of phenomena are influenced by social,…

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An Investigation of the Experiences and Training Needs of School Staff Regarding Student Exposure to Domestic Violence

Dr Emily Berger, Lecturer at Monash University will be attending the 2017 STOP Domestic Violence Conference this December, presenting “An investigation of the experiences and training needs of school staff regarding student exposure to domestic violence”. This research investigated the experiences and training needs of school staff regarding student exposure…

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Equal, Safe and Strong: Gender Equity and Respectful Relationships in Secondary Schools

Background Southern Melbourne Primary Care Partnership’s Family Violence Working Group (SMPCP FVWG) is a voluntary active partnership comprising local government health and welfare agencies and community organisations. They are committed to planning and working collaboratively to contribute to the primary prevention of FV across five Victorian local government areas of…

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