Archive for the Policy Category

First implementation phase of National Plan

The first implementation plan under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 has been released. Under the National Plan, the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority will work to support the inclusion of respectful relationships in phase three of the Australian Curriculum.

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New state plan to address violence agaisnt women

During October the Victorian Government released its Action Plan to Address Violence against Women and Children 2012-2015. The Victorian Governments’ Action Plan spans from primary prevention (including a mention of respectful relationships education) to crisis and justice responses.

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UN Women – virtual knowledge centre for preventing violence against women

UN Women have created this outstanding new virtual knowledge centre which has the potential to provide international resourcing around effective primary prevention strategies. The website can be accessed here and includes step-by-step programming guidance, downloadable resources for implementation and a search engine for expert organisations.

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Perfect Shade of Change

A great new resource from the (American) National Sexual Violence Resource Centre.  It contains resources for recruitment of prevention practitioners as well as strategies for integrating prevention into organisational operations.  See Perfect Shade of Change.

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Acknowledgement of country

DVRCV and the PiP network acknowledge Aboriginal people as the traditional owners of the lands and waters throughout Australia.

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