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The Grampians Community of Practice for the Prevention of Violence against Women (GCOP-‐PVAW) is an initiative by WHG to support the implementation of best practice prevention activities in the Grampians region.
Keynote speaker Dr Michael Salter, Senior Researcher & Lecturer in Criminology *An expert on gender, violence and culture at the University of Western Sydney
The GCoP-‐PVAW seeks to:
1. Improve the understanding of the role of men and boys, women and girls, in the primary prevention of gendered
2. Strengthen the knowledge of strategies on how to successfully engage these groups.
3. Provide the opportunity to hear local stories.
4. Promote sharing of useful tools and resources.
5. Provide networking opportunities to meet others working in this area.
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For more information about this initiative contact WHG on 5322 4100 oir visit www.whg.org.au
The Grampians Community of Practice for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (GCOP-‐PVAW) is led by WHG and supported by the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust.
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Women's Health Grampians
Women’s Health Grampians (WHG) is one of nine regional and three statewide women’s health services funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. With an office located in Ballarat, WHG is a community based women’s health organisation providing integrated health promotion to improve the health and well-being of women in the Grampians region. WHG focus at the population level and work to achieve healthy public policy, healthy environments (including culture, workplaces and schools) and improved service provision for women.
The service is:
- run by women and managed by women, and accountable to the women it serves; and
- governed by an elected Board, comprising of women from the region
Women’s Health Grampians has two priority areas:
- The Prevention of Violence Against Women (including the Act@Work project) and
- Improving access for women regarding information and services for sexual and reproductive health.