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The role of specialist women’s services in Australia’s response to violence against women and their children , Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA)

Contributor(s): Australian Women Against Violence Alliance (AWAVA).
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleSeries: Policy Brief.Publisher: , Australian Women Against Violence Alliance 2016 Description: electronic document (17 pages); Word DOC file.Subject(s): | INTERVENTION | INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE | SUPPORT SERVICES | VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN | AUSTRALIAOnline resources: Click here to access online | Brochure Policy Brief,7 April 2016Summary: Australian governments, ministers and community leaders are voicing stronger commitments than ever before to ending violence against women and their children. But while more and more women are recognising themselves as victims/survivors of violence and seeking help, there is no guarantee that when they come forward they and their families will receive the knowledgeable, competent support they need, which is best provided by specialist women’s services. One of AWAVA’s key priorities this year is promoting the role and importance of women’s specialist services in preventing and responding to violence against women and their children. (From the website). AWAVA has also published a 4-page brochure to ouline the key points in a good practice response and explain the unique role of specialist women's services in ending violence against women and their children - follow the link. Record #5545
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Policy Brief,7 April 2016

Australian governments, ministers and community leaders are voicing stronger commitments than ever before to ending violence against women and their children. But while more and more women are recognising themselves as victims/survivors of violence and seeking help, there is no guarantee that when they come forward they and their families will receive the knowledgeable, competent support they need, which is best provided by specialist women’s services.

One of AWAVA’s key priorities this year is promoting the role and importance of women’s specialist services in preventing and responding to violence against women and their children. (From the website). AWAVA has also published a 4-page brochure to ouline the key points in a good practice response and explain the unique role of specialist women's services in ending violence against women and their children - follow the link. Record #5545