CAMPBELLTOWN SAYS NO TO DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE
16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE 2021
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The Campbelltown Domestic Violence Commitee Introduction
A primary role for Campbelltown Domestic Violence Committee is to raise awareness of the impact of domestic and family abuse and provide resources to the community.
The CDVC aims to support individuals and families experiencing domestic and family violence, by providing information and resources, particularly how to Stay Safe and Where to Get Help.
Domestic and family violence is everywhere in our community; and Campbelltown LGA has one of the highest rates of domestic violence incidents in Sydney. This website :
Explains what Domestic Violence Is and the Different Forms of Family and Domestic Abuse
Provides information on how to stay safe when leaving a violent relationship
Provides information on services that can provide support and resources and How to Get Help
Information on how to join the Campbelltown Domestic Violence Committee
How to get copies of The Charmed and Dangerous Booklet and The Women's Card
Provide information of how to get involved in DV awareness raising events/projects
Provides information on committee and community events being held that raise awareness of the impact of domestic abuse and support the elimination of violence.
GENDER BASED VIOLENCE
Gender-Based Violence is 'any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women. This includes threats of violence, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or private. Domestic and family violence can take many forms including emotional, psychological, financial and sexual abuse.
To end violence against women, we need to challenge the attitudes that perpetuate, rationalise and normalise that violence, and deny women and children's right to safety. Men are overwhelmingly the perpetrators of gender-based violence. To see violence truly eliminated, we need to educate regarding male toxicity. Shifting these behaviours is hard and slow, but gender equality means all of us, and working with all genders is the only way to see true change.
Gender Equity and Equality means all persons will benefit. Gender equity will reduce violence against women, children and men.
TO REDUCE GENDER BASED VIOLENCE WE NEED GENDER EQUITY
The Gender Equity Project was developed to help the community achieve equity. Click here for more information and to access the Gender Equity Training Package for free.
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