Putting the prevention of violence against women into practice

Introductory training – Putting the prevention of violence against women into practice: How to Change the Story

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?

This is a one-day introductory level training 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.

Date and time: 9:00am-5:00pm, Thursday 28 November 2019

Venue: Balwyn Library, 336 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn VIC 3103

Cost: $30 pp (Incl. GST)

Women’s Health Health, as Our Watch Endorsed Trainers are facilitating this one-day training based on the Our Watch: Change the Story Framework, Australia’s national framework to prevent violence against women and their children. For more information on Change the story visit: www.ourwatch.org.au/what-we-do/national-primary-prevention-framework

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

• Our Watch’s role in leading the primary prevention of violence against women across Australia

This training has limited places, please register your attendance. Minimum numbers are required for this training to proceed.

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 experienced 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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