Putting Prevention of Violence Against Women into Practice

Do you want to understand what drives violence against women and learn about the actions you can take to promote
gender equality and prevent violence against women?

Facilitated by Women’s Health East, this two-part introductory level training is for those who may have recently begun or are new to the prevention of violence against women sector, or are interested in undertaking preventing violence against women activities in the future.

Cost: $25 pp (Plus booking fee. Inclusive of GST)

*training is delivered over two 2.5 hour sessions. Training participants must attend both sessions.

What will you learn about?

• 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

Some pre-work will be required of participants prior to attending the training. Participants will also need to have access to a computer with sound, internet access and a suitable safe space to be able to discuss the above topics.

Women’s Health East endeavours to meet training participant’s accessibility needs. Please provide any accessibility needs within your registration.

If you require any further information please contact Katie at kmckee@whe.org.au

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.

If you or someone you know is currently experiencing or has experience family violence or sexual assault and needs support, contact 1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800respect.org.au . If you are in immediate danger call the Police – 000.

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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