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Violence against young women in Australia: Contexts beyond the family home
June 2015
This Face the Facts series explores violence against women as it affects Australian victims, perpetrators and bystanders aged 12 to 25 in contexts other than the family home, such as intimate relationships, schools, sport, social media, and workplaces and focuses on efforts at primary prevention in these contexts.
Snapshot
Stats and background information provide an overview of this complex issue. The principles of prevention programs indicate effective ways of changing attitudes and norms.
BRIEFING
This detailed briefing presents current data and research on the critical issue of violence against women as it affects Australian victims, perpetrators and bystanders aged 12 to 25 in contexts other than the family home and examines efforts at primary prevention in these contexts.
Podcasts
Podcasts
ACYS speaks with experts in the field of gendered violence research and program delivery: Dr Sue Dyson, La Trobe University’s Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society; Professor Moira Carmody, author and professor at the University of Western Sydney; and Madeleine Clifford, Manager for Campaigns for Our Watch
CASE STUDY
The Line
The Line is a youth social marketing campaign that seeks to change attitudes and behaviours that condone, justify and excuse violence against women.