Below is a collection of personal stories that will get you thinking about our role as influencers of young people, and the little things that each of us can do to help put an end to disrespect and violence against women.
My name is Agum Aliir. I came to Australia almost 10 years ago from Uganda as a refugee. I am studying Bachelor of Media and… 24 Nov 2017 Read more Boys will be boys. He only did it because he likes you. It wasn’t that bad. Man up. We’ve heard these common phrases and off-the-cuff… 21 Sep 2017 Read more In my 43 years in the education system, including over 17 years as a school principal, I’ve had the wonderful experience of watching young people… 17 Jul 2017 Read more When I was 21 I became a proud stepfather to beautiful two-year-old twin girls. Now they each have baby boys, and I’m a proud grandfather.… 22 Mar 2017 Read more When I came across the research that shaped this campaign, I was saddened to hear that adults often excuse or minimise the impact of aggression… 16 Feb 2017 Read more To give our children the best chance to succeed in the world, we need to give them the skills to help them interact and communicate… 19 Jan 2017 Read more As parents we have an incredible power to shape children’s attitudes and behaviours, particularly how they relate to and treat other people. One of the… 19 Oct 2016 Read more Violence against women in Australia is a serious but preventable issue. Violence affects both men and women, but not equally. While many men are victims… 31 Aug 2016 Read more About two years ago, I was a member of a big, strong, optimistic, service-oriented family, living with my wife and youngest daughter in Malaysia, where… 22 Jul 2016 Read more
My name is Lani Brennan. I am a survivor of family violence, and a mother of six beautiful girls. 14 Jul 2016 Read more