National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children progress report released

The Annual Progress Report against the Second Action Plan under the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children has been released. The report outlines the progress of the Australian Government and state and territory governments on the 26 practical actions prioritised under the Second Action Plan. The Report is available online on…

Help Cards now available in Farsi

The Family Violence Help Cards are now available in Farsi/Persian. These cards were funded by the Hamdel Project which engages the Whittlesea Iranian community to prevent violence against women and is funded by Our Watch. The women’s and men’s Help Cards contribute to women’s safety and increase perpetrator accountability. They inform community members, victims and…

Engaging men in the north forum: wrap up

On June 23 2015, 71 participants from community services agencies came together to learn about using the Men’s Family Violence Help Cards. Participants heard from Alfie Bamblett (Indigenous Men’s Resource and Advisory Service), Farah Faiq (InTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence and Kildonan) and Helen Thomason (Maternal and Child Health, City of Moreland) about considerations…

Kildonan UnitingCare recruiting Men’s Behaviour Change facilitators

Kildonan UnitingCare’s Family Violence Intervention program delivers a number of Men’s Behaviour Change groups that work with perpetrators of family violence to take responsibility for their behaviour and prioritise the safety of women and children. In order to meet demand, Kildonan is recruiting a number of experienced group facilitators for their Heidelberg service. For the…