Towards Gender Transformative Change: Challenge and Opportunities to Prevent Violence Against Women Practice Masterclass

Date: Wednesday 23rd October

Time: 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM 

Location: L8, 255 Bourke Street Melbourne 3000 

Cost: $225 pp General (exc. GST) |  $155 pp Concession (exc. GST)



Explore the challenge and opportunities of undertaking action that seeks to transform gender norms, practices and structures in order to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality. 

About the workshop:

This full day masterclass aims to build participants’ confidence and skills to undertake effective gender transformative practice as part of their primary prevention and gender equality work. This workshop explores the key theoretical principles underpinning gender transformative work, reflecting on their own practice and experience.

Participants are supported to unpack some of the key challenges to putting this work into practice and will work together to explore opportunities to overcome these challenges. While there is no step-by-step process to undertaking gender transformative practice, the workshop aims to support practitioners to develop the critical thinking and reflection skills required to incorporate a gender transformative lens to their practice.

What does this workshop cover?

Who should attend?

This workshop is designed for experienced practitioners working in the primary prevention and gender equality sectors. Participants will be supported to reflect on and draw from their own practice experience and knowledge throughout the workshop.

Participants are required to have a strong understanding of violence against women, primary prevention, Change the Story, the causes/drivers of violence against women as this content will not be covered in the workshop. Participants are also expected to be familiar with the concept of intersectionality.

Please note: 

Participants are expected to have a strong understanding of the following documents:


Supported by the Victorian Government, under the Free from violence strategy

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    [What did you find most useful about this Masterclass?] "Opportunities to hear about current practice and thinking. Network opportunities, activities and reflective questions and tools"




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