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Practice guidance: Dealing with backlash

Summary

Backlash is a normal part of the change process – when things change, many people’s response is to push back because they feel uncertain, threatened or disagree with the change being proposed. If you’re leading initiatives in your workplace to prevent violence against women, thinking about backlash as part of your planning will support you to reduce risk, increase engagement and make progress.

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