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End violence against women

Deakin commitment

In line with the University's strategic commitment to nurture personal development and wellbeing for students and staff, the campaign to end violence against women is building on and coordinating existing activities, support, information and resources.

White Ribbon event in Burwood on 25 November 2015

Recognise National White Ribbon Day this Wednesday 25 November, on our Burwood Campus from 11am to 2pm. Come to the Spine, we will have Crêpes for Change there – the first 100 crêpes are free, White Ribbon merchandise for sale and we will introduce the Red Flag initiative – identifying red flags and problem behaviours in couple relationships.

Get information on social media

Social media has become an important platform to share information and facts about family violence, raise awareness and disseminate prevention videos and resources. Deakin University will be part of the online discussion during the 16 day of activism against gender violence, go on Twitter and look up the hashtags #16days, #EVAW and #changethestory

Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) Services

Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (ECASA) and the Barwon Centre Against Sexual Assault provide free information, counselling and advocacy to students and staff (both male and female) who have experienced sexual assault at any time in their lives. These services are also available to non-offending partners, family members and friends of someone who has been sexually assaulted.

Burwood Campus
Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault counsellor available each Tuesday. Book an appointment by calling Student Life or 9244 6300 (ask for Student Life) or drop into Building B.

Waurn Ponds Campus
Barwon Centre Against Sexual Assault counsellor is available each Tuesday 10am – 12pm.
Book an appointment by calling Student Life on 5227 1221.

Facts and myths about violence against women

Information about the extent of violence against women, different types of abusive behaviour and their implications, was provided by Renee Fiolet at workshops across campuses.

Presentation: Violence against women and domestic violence
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End Violence against women campaign - click to find out more


Daisy App, Daisy connects women who are experiencing or have experienced sexual assault, domestic and family violence to services in their state and local area.

iMatter App, to help young people understand the warning signs of abusive and controlling behaviour in relationships.

White Ribbon, Australia's campaign to stop violence against women

Sexual Assault Disclosure, click on the link that says 'Sexual assault disclosure' at the bottom of the page to find out how to respond to someone who discloses sexual assault.

Love: the good, the bad and the ugly, work out where your relationship is at – whether it's good, bad, or ugly.

Safe Universities Blueprint, combines Australian best practice, international initiatives and suggestions

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