Gender based violence

Progress Addressing Violence Against Women

The 2021 National Community Attitudes survey indicates that, concerning violence against women, young Australians aged 16 to 24 are progressively enhancing their comprehension of this issue and cultivating more positive attitudes towards gender equality. This indicates that educational and awareness efforts may be contributing to positive shifts in societal perspectives. Despite this progress, challenges persist, …

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Advocate hopeful of new draft action plan to end sexual violence at universities

Last week, Federal Education Minister, Jason Clare released the draft action plan addressing gender-based violence in higher education. Expert Advisor to the Education Minister’s Commonwealth led Universities Accord governance Working Group and Our Watch CEO, Patty Kinnersly said the plan outlines the immediate actions like improving support for victim-survivors while working to transform culture that …

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