Whitehorse Council is committed to the prevention of family violence and violence against women and children. Taking action to prevent violence against women is about promoting respectful and equal relationships – in relationships, families, groups, cultures and organisations, and in all the places where we live, work and recreate – as well as not standing by when we witness disrespect, sexual harassment and discrimination. Equity measures in sports ground use is an example of how Whitehorse City Council strives to promote gender equity in its day to day business.
The Whitehorse Health and Wellbeing Plan 2017-2021 prioritises the prevention of family violence and violence against women and children.
Current actions include, but are not limited to:
For further information about these initiatives, please contact CDEnquiries@whitehorse.vic.gov.au
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