Putting the Prevention of Violence Against Women into Practice: How to Change the Story

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2017

This handbook was designed to complement findings in Change the Story: A Shared Framework for the Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women and their Children in Australia. The handbook provides step-by-step guidance, tips, case studies, tools, and resources to support prevention practitioners. It addresses:

  • key drivers of violence against women and essential actions to prevent this violence
  • best practices for violence prevention
  • developing a media and communications strategy
  • much more!

The handbook provides concrete advice, tools, and resources for the primary prevention of gender-based violence. It provides guidance for creating social change at the federal, state, regional, and local levels.

Download the Putting the Prevention of Violence Against Women handbook for tools and resources on primary prevention strategies. Also see Change the Story: A Shared Framework for the Primary Prevention of Violence Against Women and their Children in Australia, the publication for which this handbook was developed as a companion piece.

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