We are very excited to announce that we have been named the winner of the Education category in ACT Partners in Prevention Award in 2014. Presented yesterday, the award recognises our ongoing commitment to changing attitudes and behaviours to create a community where people – especially young men in our case – feel safe.
The Awards recognise the contribution of best practice in strategies and activities that create awareness of gendered violence and /or work to prevent violence and sexual assault against women and children in the ACT.
Other award winners were:
- YWCA of Canberra for their program Relationship Things which is a primary prevention program that provides young people with the skills and knowledge to recognise and behave with respect in their relationships.
- Adrienne Frances , ABC journalist for her commitment to raising awareness of the impact of violence against women and children in the ACT through three different programs aired on the 7:30 report.