PVAW Workforce Capacity Building
The PVAW Workforce Capacity-Building Project is a professional development project funded by the Victorian Government.
This two-year project works with intermediate and advanced practitioners in the Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW) field. The project grew from the Government’s recognition of the complex skill-set required to deliver PVAW projects and activities, and the need to ensure a strong workforce exists to effectively deliver initiatives, as well as to support and mentor new workers into the field.
Online Active Bystander Project
The Gender Equity Victoria Online Active Bystander Project is a world first project funded by the Victorian Government that works with individuals and organisations engaged in social media, and moderators of online discussion forums, to address sexism and prevent gender-based abuse. This innovative project is to have increased support in online forums and social media for individuals who challenge dominate gender norms, behaviours and practices.
Building the Pool of Qualified Trainers Experienced in the Prevention of Violence Against Women Scholarship Program
The Gender Equity Victoria Scholarship Program responds to an urgent need to meet the upcoming demand for qualified prevention of violence against women (PVAW) trainers to deliver vocational education courses in PVAW, gender equity and responding to family violence and other forms of violence against women. It aims to increase the number of prevention of violence against women practitioners in rural, regional and metropolitan Victoria who can deliver and assess accredited vocational units of study.