We engage with women, communities, service providers and government to promote and enhance the health and wellbeing of women across the Gippsland area

Prevention of Violence Against Women

Our Programs

Gippsland Prevenition of Men's Violence against Women Strategy
50/50 Clubs - Working Towards Gender Equality
Paving the Way - A local government workplace project
Gippsland Respectful Relationships Education in Schools

 

Gippsland Preveniton of Men's Violence against Women Strategy

The Strategy is a partnership approach to Prevention of Men's Violence against Women across Gippsland, funded under the Reducing Violence against Women and their Children grants program, part of the Victorian Government’s Community Crime Prevention Program. The strategy has provided a coordinated approach through many initatives across Gippsland. Read more


50/50 Clubs - Working Towards Gender Equality 

A partnership between GippSport and Gippsland Women’s Health, working closely with Gippsland Sporting clubs. 50/50 Clubs will support your club to ensure women and girls, men and boys are equally able to have access to the facilities and options provided at the club. Read more 


Paving the Way - A local government workplace project

Focusing on increasing an organisations capacity to achieve gender equitable access to workplace resources and opportunities, respond to and support employees experiencing family violence and create a workplace environment that does not tolerate attitudinal support for men’s violence against women. Read more


Gippsland Respectful Relationships Education in Schools Program

A whole of school approach aimed at respectful relationships and violence prevention within the school community, engaging with secondary schools and community organisations. The program is not only curriculum, but also school policy development, engagement with the wider school community and professional development opportunities. Read more

 


 

What can you do? 

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What is Family Violence?

Violence against women occurring within intimate partner relationships is sometimes referred to as domestic violence or family violence. Violence against women includes physical, sexual, economic, psychological and emotional abuse.

One in three adult women has experienced violence, or threats of violence, in their lives, yet 80% of violent incidents against women are not reported to the police or community services.

 

Key Stats VAW

 

 

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