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Let’s make it mandatory to teach respectful relationships in every Australian school

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The Conversation, May 28, 2019 5.45am AEST Media reports of findings from the latest National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey caused a stir in recent days, with some highlighting the importance of education programs to teach young people about gender-based violence. Schools play a significant role in educating young people about gender-based violence and helping change...

Reproductive coercion research – seeking GPs

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The University of Melbourne, May 2019 Reproductive coercion (RC) is an under recognised form of abuse experienced by Australian women. RC refers to a group of behaviours that intend to control a woman with regards to reproduction. Contraceptive sabotage, pregnancy coercion and controlling the outcome of a pregnancy are all forms of RC and often occur alongside other forms of abuse in a...

Findings from the latest National Community Attitudes Towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS)

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ANROWS, May 2019 Findings from the 2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey are now live. The survey collects information through telephone interviews with over 17,500 Australians 16 years of age and over. Key findings: Encouraging results • Most Australians have accurate knowledge of violence against women and do not endorse this violence. • Most Australians...

More needs to be done for LGBTIQ+ inclusion across Australia, ANZ research shows

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ANZ, February 20, 2019 New ANZ research1 shows that almost half a million LGBTIQ+ community members (1 in every 4) in Australia are still not comfortable being their true selves and discussing their sexuality and gender identity with their loved ones or friends. ANZ commissioned the research to mark its 13 year relationship with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. ANZ’s Group Executive...

Scotland to embed LGBTI teaching across curriculum

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The Guardian, 9/12/2018 Scotland will become the first country in the world to embed the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex rights in the school curriculum, in what campaigners have described as a historic moment. State schools will be required to teach pupils about the history of LGBTI equalities and movements, as well as tackling homophobia and transphobia and...

Connecting country: busting myths about Indigenous Australians (podcast)

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Diversity Council of Australia, 2 Oct 2018 This 20-minute episode doesn’t just feature a beautiful Welcome to Country, but also attempts to connect Country by exploring the cultural and professional gaps that exist for Indigenous Australians at work and asking: where do these issues come from? Why do they persist? And what can we do to finally close the gap? Helping answer these questions...

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SASHA is a current awareness service with news and views on various aspects of sexual health and sexuality, from a wide range of sources. These range from credible sources of sexual health and related information, to relevant opinion pieces in the media.

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