Change the Story: Understanding Australia's national framework to prevent violence against women and their children

  • Fri, August 16, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Level 8, 255 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC GPO Box 1160, Melbourne VIC 3001
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  • 4 ADDITIONAL spots are available for free for WHV Staff & Aboriginal Community Controlled Orgs.
    Code given on request.

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Violence against women is prevalent and preventable.

Explore the evidence behind what causes violence against women and their children, and identify actions to stop it before it starts 

This one-day course is based on Change the story, Australia’s national framework to prevent violence against women and their children.

For more information on Change the story visit:
ourwatch.org.au/what-we-do/national-primary-prevention-framework

The workshop covers:

  • The prevalence and impacts of violence against women
  • The link between gender inequality and violence against women
  • What primary prevention of violence against women is
  • The evidence on what drives violence against women
  • The actions required to prevent violence against women and the role that everyone can play in prevention
  • Applying an intersectional approach to primary prevention work
  • Good-practice examples of primary prevention activities
  • Our Watch’s role in leading the primary prevention of violence against women across Australia. 

Who should attend: 

This one-day course is for anyone wanting to lead change in the community, government and business sectors; cultural, faith, sports, education and arts organisations; and beyond!

Please note: this training is not about how you can respond to women who experience violence or men who perpetrate violence. Rather, it focuses on how to change the underlying norms, practices and structures in society that drive violence against women. 

Cost

Full fee $250 inc. GST

Student/Concession $165 inc. GST


Workshop facilitators:

Linden Deathe is the senior health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria and brings 10 years of experience developing and delivering gender equity training in the international development and prevention of violence against women sectors. Linden holds a Master of Gender and Development and a Cert IV in training and assessment. Linden is originally from Canada and only sometimes misses the snow.

Bianca Walsh is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Bianca brings over seven years’ experience managing and facilitating training to diverse volunteer programs that support newly arrived communities and robust community facilitation and training experience within the social justice and non for-profit sector.

Contact us

Bianca Walsh, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9338, training@whv.org.au


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