Small Steps: Bystander Action for Equality builds participants’ knowledge, skills and confidence to be active bystanders and safely and effectively challenge the harmful attitudes that drive violence against women in their personal and professional lives.
This short 4-hour course is designed for workplaces and individuals to develop their understanding of violence against women and the role of bystander action in creating social change.
- The evidence, prevalence, and impact of violence against women in Australia, and the role of primary prevention
- The important role of bystander actions in primary prevention, creating respectful and equitable environments, personally and professionally
- Evidence-based understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to identify violence-supportive attitudes and the gendered drivers of violence against women and family violence
- Strategies for challenging violence-supportive practices‚ attitudes and behaviours that relate to the gendered drivers