Preventing Gender-Based Violence Resources

Building a Respectful Community Strategy 2022–26 (PDF)

The new Strategy aims to guide and inspire organisations across Melbourne’s north to prevent gender-based violence and promote gender equity in workplaces, community groups and neighbourhoods, communications, services and facilities.  

For more information about the Building a Respectful Community project, click here.

Preventing Violence Against Women: Stories of Achievement from Melbourne’s North (PDF)

WHIN’s third Stories of Achievement features 15 case studies of the commitment and innovative works of the Building a Respectful Community Partnership. This publication focuses on preventing gender-based violence and progressing gender equality in the northern metropolitan region in the year 2021–22.

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence: 2020–2021 Campaign Resources

This is an annual, global campaign to end gender-based violence. In 2020 and 2021, WHIN led a social media campaign using inclusive social media tiles designed in-house, with the theme ‘Taking Action for Gender Equality Every Day’. This theme features one action per day that we can all take to prevent gender-based violence.

16 Days WHIN 2021 High Resolution Tiles (JPEGS in ZIP file 23MB)

Download the 18 high-resolution tiles in the above social marketing package via the zip file directly above, or by clicking the image below. These 2021 tiles include a few additions and updates on superannuation and COVID-19 impact.

Taking Action for Gender Equality Every Day Social Marketing Package 2020 (PDF)

This package, developed for the 2020 campaign, is designed to promote messages of equality and respect across the whole year, beyond the 16 Days. This content has not been updated since 2020, and the tiles above are the most current. Download the package by clicking the link above or the image at left.

Leading the North to Prevent Violence against Women (Video)

This short video highlights the strong leadership in Melbourne’s northern region in the prevention of violence against women. It features workplace leaders from the Building a Respectful Community Partnership talking about gender equitable strategies they’re using in their workplaces.

Communications Guidelines for Preventing Violence Against Women (PDF)

This resource is for communications officers to support them in promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women. It provides a guide to performing gender analysis for communications outputs and considerations for gender-responsive practice.

Building a Respectful Community Evaluation Report 2017–19 (PDF)

This evaluation brings together data from 24 organisations to evaluate primary prevention of violence against women action across Melbourne’s north and the Building a Respectful Community (BRC) Partnership approach. It reports on the first two years of implementation of the BRC Strategy and will inform future directions and actions for the next two years.

Preventing Violence against Women: Stories of achievement from Melbourne’s north: 2020 (PDF)

A collection of case studies of preventing violence against women projects across diverse settings and population groups, shared by the Building a Respectful Community Partnership. WHIN compiled this collection to promote evidence-based and intersectional practice and assist prevention workers to share learnings, challenges and successes. The previous collection of case studies from 2017 is also available here.

Preventing Violence against Women Infographic (Video)

Building A Respectful Community: Preventing Violence against Women in the North is our regional infographic clip. This conversation starter can be used as a resource for individuals and organisations working in the northern region of Melbourne to use and share.

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence: Campaign Toolkit (Updated 2019) (PDF)

 A tool kit to assist individuals and organisations to participate in the 16 Days Campaign in Melbourne’s northern metropolitan region.