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Preventing violence against women: what works and what doesn't in Anglican communities

Boddé, Ree (2013) Preventing violence against women: what works and what doesn't in Anglican communities. Project Report. Anglican Diocese of Melbourne, Melbourne.

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Abstract

The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne has clear strengths that make it an effective setting for embedding prevention of violence against women (PVAW) strategies. Interviewee responses and the range of primary prevention activities reported show that Anglican leaders are proactive in promoting PVAW messages, though most do not directly address the cultural mores that support its occurrence. Ultimately, PVAW is about breaking down systemic and cultural imbalances that foster inequality and violence and supporting individuals as they learn how to have healthy, equal relationships. The report also highlights lessons learned in the implementation of the pilot and offers recommendations to progress the project in an Anglican setting.

This report was commissioned by the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne and funded by Anglicare Victoria and the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).

Item Type: Research Reports (Project Report)
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Key words: primary prevention, gender inequality, rigid gender stereotypes, gender equality, prevention of violence against women, family violence, Anglican Diocese of Melbourne
Fields of Research: 16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160801 Applied Sociology, Program Evaluation and Social Impact Assessment
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Type of Activity: Applied Research
Subjects: D - Education Studies
D - Pastoral Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: Other University of Divinity
Depositing User: Dr Ree Boddé
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2014 00:12
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 05:05
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1397

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