Nine winners in this year’s violence prevention awards

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SIX organisations, two schools and one individual have been recognised in this year’s ACT Violence Prevention Awards.

The annual ACT Violence Prevention Awards recognise projects, organisations and individuals who make a significant contribution towards the prevention of violence against women and children in Canberra.

The recipients are:

  • Everyman – Partner Contact program, changing and developing ways to prevent violence against women and children.
  • Menslink – Programs changing and breaking the cycle of violence.
  • UnionsACT Women’s Committee – Championing a change of culture within the workplace and pushing for paid leave for victims of domestic violence.
  • Veterinary Support for DVCS clients.
  • Lyneham High School – DARE student lead program, changing attitudes and behaviours to support an anti-violence culture.
  • Amaroo School – LEADAS program a White Ribbon Initiative
  • ABC news – Continuing the message around domestic violence.
  • Prof Vanitha Parekh – Education for frontline staff.
  • DVCS Social Media Champions – Using individuals to spread information around DV.

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