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CFP: Global To Local: Preventing Men's Violence Against Women. Research, policy and practice in one space (Sydney, May 2013)

White Ribbon Australia is holding an international conference featuring key researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and activists from both national and international settings. The three-day international conference is titled: Global To Local: Preventing Men's Violence Against Women. Research, policy and practice in one space.
The conference is designed to engage a variety of stakeholders, including governments, international organisations, and community agencies in Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and further afield.
The focus of the conference is on male led primary prevention of violence against women, in particular the activities of the White Ribbon Campaign across the globe.
The conference will encourage dialogue between policy makers, government advisers, practitioners, academics and interested others on primary prevention strategies to eliminate violence against women.
The event will showcase local and international research, policies and programs that work to change men’s attitudes and behaviours. The conference will include assessments and evaluations of such efforts, discussions of the politics and problems of these fields, and strategies for advocates, educators, and practitioners.
Local and internatonal educators, policy advisers, policy makers, practitioners, domestic violence support services, academics, government representatives, defence force representatives, White Ribbon Ambassadors, campaign supporters, the media and interested others are all invited to attend.
Please see the following website for details:
http://www.whiteribbon.org.au/events/white-ribbon-international-conferen...