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Family violence, where do we start?

Letter to the editor by Rita Butera, Executive Director, Women’s Health Victoria

…Reducing violence will require significant investment and a coordinated, sustained approach. We must commit to work with men and boys and girls and women, across every indicator of gender inequity, challenging the systems, the policies, the beliefs, and attitudes that contribute to violence against women. Promising work towards achieving these goals has already been piloted in schools and workplaces, though mitigating the impact of the way women are represented in media remains a significant challenge. Women’s Health Victoria is committed to working with the government, community sector and businesses to improve women’s health and wellbeing by supporting gender equity…

Letter to Editor (PDF 234 KB) 26 March 2015

An edited version titled ‘More equal, equals safer’ appeared in Your Say in the Herald Sun, 12/04/2015.