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Tough man stereotype can hurt women and men: report

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Our Watch, November 2019 Men who conform only to rigid stereotypes of how to be a man are more likely to have sexist attitudes and behaviours, which in turn makes them more likely to perpetuate violence against women, according to a new report by Our Watch and the Victorian Office for Women. The landmark study, Men in focus, is an extensive review of Australian and international research evidence...

When Love Hurts: Domestic Violence Through the Lens of LGBTIQ+ Relationships

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Diversity Council Australia (DCA), 21 Oct 2019 Power and control drive all domestic violence cases. But how does intimate partner violence play out in same sex and LGBTIQ+ relationships? What differences are there, and how do we recognise and put safety strategies in place to support them? The Art of Inclusion* is DCA’s own podcast, peering into the lives of fascinating people, whose...

Parents get new tools to challenge gender stereotypes

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Our Watch, 07 March 2018 A digital campaign aimed at helping parents challenge limiting gender stereotypes and promote equality when interacting with their children has just been launched. The #BecauseWhy campaign encourages parents to view stereotypes often expressed through language, activity choices and media portrayals from a child’s perspective and question why certain limitations are placed...

A team effort: preventing violence against women through sport

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Our Watch, November 2017 Sport is an integral part of Australian culture and it is woven into the fabric of the everyday lives of many Australian individuals, families and communities. Change the story: a shared national framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia identifies it as a key setting for the prevention of violence against women in...

Preventing Violence Against Women: Adelaide workshop

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You are invited to learn more about the world first prevention framework, Change the Story. This two hour workshop has been designed for anyone currently engaged, or considering being engaged, with preventing violence against women. Released late in 2015, this evidence-based framework provides us with the road-map to a nationally coordinated and shared approached to preventing violence against...

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