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Not all men’s violence prevention programs are effective: why women’s voices need to be included

Contributor, Wednesday, 29th September 2021 -  When addressing domestic and partner violence, First Nations communities need to be involved in how men’s behaviour change programs are developed and delivered, write Chay Brown

When it comes to violence against women, doing nothing does harm

Andrew Cairns, Monday, 26th July 2021 -  Every man has a role to play in changing the unequal power relations, cultural norms, and social structures that excuse violence against women, writes Andrew Cairns. If you’re

‘If you call 000 … I will send you back to your country’: How COVID-19 has trapped temporary visa holders

Contributor, Thursday, 24th September 2020 -  New research shows women on temporary visas are trapped in family violence by a lack of financial support, safe accommodation, and the threat of their visa being revoked, write Naomi


Leading the Social Movement to End Violence Against Women

Luke Michael, Monday, 2nd July 2018 -  Tracy McLeod Howe is the incoming CEO of White Ribbon Australia, a not for profit leading a social movement of men and boys working to end violence against women. She is this week’s Changemaker.


Safety, Security and Hillary

David Crosbie, Thursday, 21st June 2018 -  National security is both important and challenging, but governments need to recognise that safety and security is about much more than international threats, writes Community

White Ribbon Australia CEO Announces Retirement

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 10th January 2018 -  Libby Davies, the CEO of Australia’s only national, male-led organisation to stop violence against women, has announced she will be retiring after nearly a decade leading the organisation.

Media’s Powerful Role in Ending Violence Against Women

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 15th September 2016 -  The media has a powerful role in exposing violence against women, shaping national conversation and shifting policy, according to Not for Profit Our Watch. The organisation, which

National Sporting Codes Team Up to Prevent Violence Against Women

Wendy Williams, Friday, 17th June 2016 -  Australia’s four major national sporting codes have teamed up with Not for Profit, Our Watch, to call for an equal playing field and prevent violence against women. The Australian

New NFP Peak Aimed at Ending Violence Against Women

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 6th October 2015 -  Not for Profit organisations working in the sexual violence, women’s health, domestic and family violence services have joined forces to form a new peak body aimed at eliminating…

Advisory Panel to Reduce Violence Against Women Named

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 19th May 2015 -  The Federal Government has announced the full membership of its specially convened Advisory Panel to reduce violence against women along with $30 million in funding for a national…

Domestic Violence and Homelessness Links ‘Disturbing’ – Study

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th November 2012 - 
New research has linked domestic violence and homelessness.  One in two women who leave an abusive relationship will return to live with the perpetrator, sometimes returning…

NFPs To Advise on Ways to Reduce Violence Against Women

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th April 2012 -  A new tripartite panel with representatives from Federal, State and Territory governments, as well as Not for Profit organisations, will deliver advice to government on ways to…
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