About Courageous Conversations

The Courageous Conversations campaign was developed as part of the Hume region preventing violence against women and children regional strategy 2013-2017.

History

The 'Hume Region Preventing Violence Against Women & Children Strategy' 2013-2017 was a partnership between organisations committed to preventing violence against women and children with Women’s Health Goulburn North East as the lead agency.

This project was funded under the Reducing Violence Against Women & Their Children Grants Program, part of the Victorian Government’s Community Crime Prevention Program. The project aimed to deliver outcomes at a regional level using whole of community primary prevention strategies.

Join In

Courageous Conversations is many voices having a courageous conversation to promote gender equity and respectful relationships between men and women. 

Everyone has the ability to address sexism and disrespectful behaviour, regardless of whether it’s in the family, workplace, a social situation or a local club.  Courageous conversations joins many voices to become one voice.

Resources

  • Workplace Checklist

    A checklist designed to support workplaces to begin conversation about gender, and identify potential areas for action.

    Workplace Checklist
    Workplace Checklist
  • Sporting Club Handbook

    Designed to support sporting clubs to begin conversations about gender in their club, and support them to take actions to address sexism and inequality.

    Sporting Club Handbook

    Sporting Club Handbook
  • Key Terms & Definitions

    Glossary of key terms relating to gender.

    Key Terms & Definitions

    Key Terms & Definitions
  • Representation Checklist

    Checklist to help you identify the level of diversity within your work team, committee or group.

    Representation Checklist

    Representation Checklist
  • Gender & Violence Against Women: What’s the Link?

    A graph demonstrating the continuum of gender stereotypes to violence against women. The graph provides evidence, research and examples of actions to address each layer of the continuum.

    Gender & Violence Against Women: What’s the Link?

    Gender & Violence Against Women: What’s the Link?
  • Violence Against Women Pyramid

    The pyramid demonstrates how gender stereotypes underlie and drive violence against women.

    Violence Against Women Pyramid

    Violence Against Women Pyramid