Archive for the Schools Category

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,

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Government resources

A Right to Respect: Victoria’s Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women outlines a whole of government strategy for reducing violence against women between 2010 and 2020. Respectful Relationships Education in Schools is a report on best practice in secondary school violence prevention in Victoria produced by VicHealth

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A right to respect and Respectful relationships education in schools, December 2009

Looked at the recently released state government plan to prevent violence against women, A Right to Respect, with particular focus on the education setting. Lara Fergus from the Office of Women’s Policy gave an overview of the state plan. Then David Billimoria and Erika Turner spoke to

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Violence prevention in education policy, March 2009

Discussion of a couple of recent, highly publicised incidents and presentations from Lara Fergus (Office of Women’s Policy) and Steven O’Connor (Department of Education and Early Childhood Development) Download March 2009 meeting notes (PDF 118kb)

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