d) Workplaces as settings for the prevention of men’s violence against women

Note: For references focused on violence prevention in particular settings such as the military, sports, universities, and faith institutions, see the relevant links. See here for references on men’s roles in building gender equality at work.


Adhia, A., Gelaye, B., Friedman, L. E., Marlow, L. Y., Mercy, J. A., & Williams, M. A. (2019). Workplace Interventions for Intimate Partner Violence: A Systematic Review. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 34(3), 149-166. 10.1080/15555240.2019.1609361

Australian Services Union. (2011). Family Violence is a Workplace Issue. Melbourne: ASU.

Chung, D., C. Zufferey, and A. Powell. (2012). Preventing Violence Against Women in the Workplace (An evidence review: full report). Melbourne: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).

Durey, R. (2011). Working Together Against Violence: Final Project Report. Melbourne: VicHealth & Women’s Health Victoria.

Ellwood, M., Rodriguez, K., Mense, C., Reinheimer, A., & Pan, N. (2018). Domestic and family violence: A real workplace issue for women. Discussion paper. Melbourne, VIC: Job Watch.

Futures Without Violence. (2019). The everyday activist guide for ending workplace sexual harassment and assault. Washington, DC: Futures Without Violence.

Holmes, S., and M. Flood. (2013). Genders at Work: Exploring the role of workplace equality in preventing men’s violence against women. Sydney: White Ribbon Foundation.

Holmes, S., and S. Dyson. (2014). Promoting Equality, Preventing Violence: Report of the Y Respect Gender Project at YMCA Victoria, 2012-2015. Melbourne: YMCA Victoria.

Lindquist, C., M. Clinton-Sherrod, et al. (2006). Inventory of Workplace Interventions Designed to Prevent Intimate Partner Violence. Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: May.

McAdams, Lisa. (2018). Domestic Violence: Changing Culture, Saving Lives. Lisa McAdams Pty Ltd.

McKenzie, M., C. Varley, and M. Barr. (2018). Working with workplaces: challenges and opportunities for workplace violence prevention and bystander programs. Melbourne: Women’s Health Victoria (Women’s Health Victoria Knowledge Paper 1)

Male Champions of Change. (2020). Employees who use domestic & family violence: A workplace response. Sydney: Male Champions of Change.

Murray, S., and A. Powell. (2007). Family violence prevention using workplaces as sites of intervention. Research and Practice in Human Resource Management, 15(2): 62-74.

Powell, A., Sandy, L. and Findling, J. (2015). Promising Practices in Workplace and Organisational Approaches for the Prevention of Violence Against Women. Report prepared for Our Watch. Melbourne: RMIT University.

Randela, Jane A., and Kimberly K. Wells. (2003). Corporate approaches to reducing intimate partner violence through workplace initiatives. Clin Occup Environ Med, 3: 821- 841.

VicHealth. (2014). ‘Stepping in’: A bystander action toolkit to support equality and respect at work - A resource for State Sporting Associations. Melbourne: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth).

VicHealth. (2015). Equal Footing: A Practical Toolkit for Boosting Gender Equality and Respect in Your Workplace. Melbourne: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation.

VicHealth. (2016). Generating Equality and Respect. A world-first model for the primary prevention of violence against women: Full evaluation report. Melbourne: Victorian Health Promotion Foundation.

Victorian Community Council Against Violence (VCCAV). (2004). Family Violence is a Workplace Issue: Workplace Models to Prevent Family Violence. Melbourne: Victorian Community Council Against Violence.

Wagner, K., Yates, D., & Walcott, Q. (2012). Engaging men and women as allies: A workplace curriculum module to challenge gender norms about domestic violence, male bullying and workplace violence and encourage ally behavior. Work, 42(1), 107-113.

Wells, S.S. (2012). Rape Aggression Defense and Workplace Violence Prevention. J. Healthc. Prot. Manage; 28(1): 76-80.

Women’s Health Victoria. (2012). Everyone’s Business: A guide to developing workplace programs for the primary prevention of violence against women. Melbourne: Women’s Health Victoria.