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Balance for Better business: City of Wodonga

Summary

Wodonga Council have identified preventing violence against women and children as a key priority to creating a safe, more inclusive and equitable community.

Family violence does not only affect those directly experiencing it. It impacts the wider community through family breakdown, the reduced ability of women to participate in employment, displacement from housing and education, and increased crime.

Striving for gender equality in Wodonga: a whole of community approach’ is a state funded initiative, aimed at creating a safer, more inclusive and equitable city for residents through a primary prevention approach to prevent intimate partner violence occurring in the community.The initiative has two components: the delivery of a Community Action Plan and a workplace gender equity culture change program ‘Balance for Better: Business’

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