Creating a Respectful and Equal Gippsland
Gippsland-wide Poster Design Competition
Finalist in the Gippsland Promoting Respectful Relationships and Gender Equality schools poster competition will be displayed across Gippsland and shared online during 16 Day of Activism against Gender Based Violence (25 November to 10 December), part of the Victoria against Violence campaign.
Students from Gippsland schools participating in the Department of Education and Training Respectful Relationships initiative, were invited to enter a poster design competition organised by the Respectful Relationships teams from Inner and Outer Gippsland, in partnership with Gippsland Women’s Health.
The Winning entries
Selected from 3 categories – Primary, Secondary and Specialist Schools, 10 finalists were selected showcasing the following themes:
- What do respectful relationships look like?
- What does gender equality mean?
- Challenging gender stereotypes
Please join us is creating discussion and a culture of respect to change the story of family violence for future generations.
A healthy relationship requires an understanding of what respect means and recognising the importance of gender equality, to ensure that we value everyone fairly. Gender equality is an important part of preventing violence against women and girls, and family violence in our community. Gippsland Women’s Health is working with Department of Education as part of a regional strategy to promote respectful and equal relationships and is hoping to create a suite of resources for use schools and other spaces to support the work to prevent violence against women and their children across Gippsland.