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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UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women annual report 2017

UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women releases annual report 2017 In its 2017 annual report, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women highlights the life-changing results grantees working to prevent and end violence against women and girls around the world. It also aims to show the…

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Ms Kate Smith: Broken to Brilliant – Stories of Strength and Success

Stay tuned for the 2018 STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia, held next week at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December. Ms Kate Smith, Founding Director of Broken to Brilliant LTD will be joining us to discuss “Broken to brilliant – stories of strength and success”.  Aim Publishing the book…

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Anita Bentata: Transforming Confusion into Action

Ms Anita Bentata, Speaker, Author and Psychotherapist at Activating Artemis will be at this year’s STOP Domestic Violence, discussing “Transforming confusion into action”.  Aim: As a Victim/Survivor, Anita experienced the personal cost through the absence of talking about the abuse and trauma in the family. Lack automatically reveals what is…

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Dixie Link-Gordon is Breaking Down the Code of Silence on Family Violence

Stories about women who suffer from family violence are tragically common. But what about those who dedicate themselves to breaking the cycle? People like Dixie Link-Gordon—a communicator, a connector, a knowledge portal for women dealing with abuse who need reassurance that they deserve better and that their lives can be…

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A Feminist Approach to Women and Companion Animals Surviving Domestic Violence

The 3rd STOP Domestic Violence Conference Australia will be held at Rydges Melbourne from Monday 4 – Tuesday 5 December, 2017. Heather Fraser, Associate Professor in Social Work at Flinders University will be presenting “Loving me, loving you: an intersectional feminist approach to women and companion animals surviving domestic violence”. In this paper…

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