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About this website

This website is for people working to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women – whether in specialist roles, or through their work in businesses and organisations, the media, sport, or educational settings. 

It includes an introduction to key concepts in the prevention of violence against women, further tools and resources and professional development opportunities – including training, webinars and communities of practices. 

It was developed by Our Watch – the national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. It’s based on the Our Watch Change the story framework.

Other Our Watch websites

For more information about promoting gender equality in your business or organisation, the media, sport, or educational settings, visit some of Our Watch’s other websites:

Workplace Equality and Respect

Respectful Relationships Education

Equality and Respect in Sport

Media Making Change

Equality and Respect in Tertiary Education

Local Government Toolkit


The prevention of violence against women workforce

The success of Australia’s efforts to prevent violence against women depends in part on the size and strength of an expert, national primary prevention workforce and the capacity of this workforce to plan, implement, scale-up, monitor and evaluate primary prevention initiatives.

Check out our report Growing with change: Developing an expert workforce to prevent violence against women to find out more about why the development of an expert workforce is necessary to prevent violence against women in Australia.