Category Archives: Family Violence

E = Encouragement

As part of the Acronym for R.E.S.P.E.C.T let’s go to E = Encouragement There are plenty of knockers in the world. One of the things that Aussies are noted for (and not in a good way) is we are the … Continue reading

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How “Toxic Masculinity” fails the pub test

A firestorm has erupted over the last week with Gillette releasing an ad which portrays aspects of “toxic masculinity” and then a call to men to do better. In the same week, the American Psychology Assoication (APA) released a comprehensive … Continue reading

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What is YOUR plan to tackle family violence in 2019

What is YOUR plan to tackle family violence in 2019 You might have made your new year resolutions and then promptly broke them. But here is a challenge that just can’t be put aside. In 2018, 69 women were murdered … Continue reading

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Real Men Challenge – Introduction

Now that I have officially “launched” this project, I wrote this introduction to the Real Men Challenge Manual. Comments please Why the Real Men Challenge? Why me? The Stats Family violence continues to be one of the most serious social … Continue reading

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White Ribbon Night (July 27-29)

As a White Ribbon Ambassador and also Chair of the Victorian White Ribbon Committee I am encouraging everyone to do something this White Ribbon Night (July 27-29) to help raise awareness to the problem of Family Violence in our community. One woman … Continue reading

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