National plan to reduce violence against women and their children 2010-2022 : incorporating the first three-year action plan

Publisher: Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, 2011

Status – CURRENT

The Plan brings together the efforts of governments across the nation to make a real and sustained reduction in the levels of violence against women. This plan shows Australia’s commitment to upholding the human rights of Australian women and it is the first plan to coordinate action across jurisdictions. The Plan focuses on preventing violence by raising awareness and building respectful relationships in the next generation. The aim is to bring attitudinal and behavioural change at the cultural, institutional and individual levels, with a particular focus on young people. The National Plan has been built from an evidence base of new research and extensive consultation with experts and the community.  It sets out a framework for action over the next 12 years.  By working together and challenging the attitudes and behaviours that allow violence to occur, all Australian governments are saying a very loud ‘no’ to violence.

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