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Practice guidance: Reducing risk in workplace initiatives to prevent violence against women

Summary

Prevention work can have unintended consequences. It often includes open discussions about the nature, prevalence and impacts of violence against women. Violence against women and their children is a daily reality and a lived experience for many, so talking about violence will have an impact on many of the people we work with. Safety needs to be considered and risks should be identified early to ensure prevention initiatives do not unintentionally cause harm.

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