Australian resources

Women’s Health in the North and the Northern Integrated Family Violence Network have produced a short film targeting young women called ‘Love Control’. It is particularly useful for demonstrating the impact of emotional abuse and other nonphysical forms of controlling behaviour. There are two versions on Youtube, one with Victorian contact numbers and one with national contact numbers .

The Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse and the Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault both have national online databases of good practice programs that respond to domestic violence and sexual assault respectively, including a large number aimed at young people both for prevention and intervention.

CASA House has produced an evaluation report on their widely acclaimed Sexual Assault Prevention Program for Secondary Schools (SAPPSS).

The Sexual Ethics website has been developed by a NSW research project investigating the exploration of sexual ethics as a tool for preventing sexual assault.

The Australian branch of Amnesty International has released a National Plan of Action to eliminate Violence Against Women which includes advice on prevention as well as responses to violence against women.

XYonline is an archive of profeminist articles by and for men on a broad range of issues including men’s use of violence against women, pornography and violence prevention.

Women’s Health West has a section of their website devoted to the prevention of violence against women with links to local prevention projects and some excellent planning tools for those initiating new violence prevention projects.

An Assault on Our Future: The impact of violence on young people and their relationships is a synthesis of national and international research on children’s and young people’s exposure to violence in their families and in their own relationships, its impact, and its prevention. The report is co-authored by Michael Flood and Lara Fergus.

The Australian White Ribbon Day foundation has produced a schools kit to help schools generate their own response to the White Ribbon Day campaign.

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