Family Violence

Last updated Jun 9, 2020

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Plan your work with helpful tools and resources

Early Years & Schools

No Limitations: A guide for early years educators

Promoting gender equality in early childhood settings with practical tools, tips and resources.

No Limitations: A guide for early years educators
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Free To Be Me - Book Review Tool

Designed to help select books that challenge gender stereotypes.

Free To Be Me - Book Review Tool
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Take Action for Gender Equality & Respect: A Student Guide

Enabling young people to take action around gender equality.

Take Action for Gender Equality & Respect: A Student Guide
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Respectful Relationships: schools and early childhood settings

Supporting schools and early childhood settings to promote and model respect, positive attitudes and behaviours.

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Creating Gender Equity in the Early Years: A Resource for Local Government

Tools and resources for the local government and early years sectors across Victoria.

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Elder Abuse

Older, Better, Together

The primary prevention of elder abuse by prevention networks.

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Elder Abuse 2010-2016

Promoting awareness of elder abuse in the Eastern Region.

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Family Violence

Family Violence Referral Pathways in Eastern Melbourne Metropolitan Region

A resource for professionals to easily and quickly access specialist family violence referral pathways information.

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Preventing domestic and family violence: Action research reports from five Australian local government councils

Intended for DFV prevention practitioners in local government and other community services.

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Out of the Shadows

Explores domestic and family violence as a leading cause of homelessness in Australia.

Out of the Shadows
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Monash University Family Violence Research Briefs

A snapshot of key terms, legislation, services and research towards preventing family violence.

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Ending Family Violence: Victoria's Plan for Change

Outlines how the Victorian Government will deliver the Royal Commission into Family Violence recommendations.

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Everybody Matters: Inclusion and Equity Statement

The Victorian Government’s long-term vision for the creation of a family violence system that is more inclusive, safe, responsive and accountable.

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Strengthening the Foundations: First rolling action plan 2019-2022

Building supported, valued, skilled and diverse workforces that prevent and respond to family violence.

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Healthier Masculinities

Men in focus

Unpacking masculinities and engaging men in the prevention of violence against women.

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Healthier Masculinities Framework for Gender Equality

A framework to guide health promotion action when working with men and boys.

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The Man Box: A study on being a young man in Australia

A comprehensive study that focuses on the attitudes to manhood and the behaviours of young Australian men.

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LGBTIQ

'(Re)shaping Respect - LGBTIQ young people talk healthy, equal relationships’ research report & ‘Step Up - Practice Guide’

For practitioners working with LGBTIQ communities to create inclusive and respectful relationships.

'(Re)shaping Respect - LGBTIQ young people talk healthy, equal relationships’ research report & ‘Step Up - Practice Guide’
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Media

Advertising (in)equality

The impacts of sexist advertising on women’s health and wellbeing.

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Women online: Intersection of Gender, Tech and Sexism

Examines the prevalence and impacts of cyber violence against women and girls.

Women online: Intersection of Gender, Tech and Sexism
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PVAW

Strengthening Women in the Yarra Valley 2016-2017

A strategy for the Prevention of Violence Against Women.

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Unpacking Violence: A storytelling resource for practitioners

Multi-purpose practitioner resources to support people working to prevent violence against women.

Unpacking Violence: A storytelling resource for practitioners
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2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey - Summary Findings

A resource for anyone wanting to understand and prevent violence against women

2017 National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey - Summary Findings
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Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence

A framework for a shared understanding and collaborative action.

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Together for Equality & Respect (TFER) Strategy 2017-2021

Working towards prevention of violence against women in Melbourne's Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR).

Together for Equality & Respect (TFER) Strategy 2017-2021
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A high price to pay

The economic case for preventing violence against women.

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VicHealth Framework for Preventing Violence against Women

Strategies and actions to effectively prevent violence against women.

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eLearning: Introduction to Preventing Violence Against Women

A free interactive audio and video eLearning module and toolkit.

eLearning: Introduction to Preventing Violence Against Women
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Who reports domestic violence to police? A review of the evidence

Identify's factors associated with victim reporting of domestic violence to police.

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The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022

Connecting the important work being done by all Australian governments, community organisations and individuals.

The National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010–2022
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Monash City Council Gender Equity Strategy 2015-2020

This strategy guides the implementation of gender equity activity in Monash.

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Community based prevention of violence against women and their children: A toolkit for practitioners

A suite of materials for practitioners and organisations wishing to work with communities to prevent violence against women.

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Our Right to Safety & Respect

A set of good practice guidelines for developing resources with women with disabilities about safety from violence and abuse.

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Refugee & Migrant

Framing violence prevention in meaningful ways for migrant and refugee communities

Tips to make violence prevention more meaningful for migrant communities.

Framing violence prevention in meaningful ways for migrant and refugee communities
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Intimate partner violence in Australian refugee communities

Scoping review of issues and service responses.

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Workplaces

Gender Equality Act 2020

Improving gender equality in Victoria.

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Workplace Equality and Respect Standards

Sets out what needs to be done to achieve gender equality in the workplace.

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Gender Equality Strategy Toolkit

Step-by-step guidance and support to start and/or continue the change process towards greater gender equality in your organisation.

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Take action: Empowering bystanders to act on sexist and sexually harassing behaviours

A resource for organisations introducing bystander initiatives as part of their work to reduce sexist and sexually harassing behaviours.

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Workplace Gender Equality Indicators

A simple scorecard outlining workplace gender equality indicators.

Workplace Gender Equality Indicators
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Practice guidance: Dealing with backlash

Practice guidance for those leading initiatives in the workplace to prevent violence against women.

Practice guidance: Dealing with backlash
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(En)countering resistance: Strategies to respond to resistance to gender equality initiatives

Effective tools and strategies to prepare for and respond to backlash and resistance to gender equality initiatives.

(En)countering resistance: Strategies to respond to resistance to gender equality initiatives
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Identifying and Responding to Family Violence - A whole of organisation approach to family violence

A resource to assist you to implement an organisational response to family violence.

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Useful Websites

Chief Executive Women (CEW)

Offers a range of free tools for organisations to analyse and address their current gender balance.

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Compass

Guiding action on elder abuse.

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Partners in Prevention (PiP)

A network of practitioners working across Victoria to prevent violence against women.

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The Lookout

For workers supporting women's safety in Victoria.

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