Victoria Against Violence – 16 Days of Activism: 25 November–16 December 2015

Posted by Sharyn Rognrust, Category: Children & Families, Community Campaign, Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Prevention, Prevention of violence against women, Public Awareness Campaign,

For 16 days, the Victorian Government is bringing together people from across the state for one common purpose: to unite to end family and gender violence. Coinciding with the United Nations – 16 Days of Activism against gendered violence and the Say No – UNiTE campaigns, Victoria Against Violence aims to raise awareness of what individuals, families, organisations and government can do to prevent family violence more information

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Violence against women and girls: how far have we come?

A year ago, The Lancet published a Series on violence against women and girls ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov 25. The day marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, which this year, for the first time, has prevention as its theme. This focus is encouraging read more