Category Archives: Family

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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Homeless. In a Mercedes.

Scott Pape writes on Family Violence victims and finance Scott Pape | Sep 28, 2015 Kate stood in her local Coles, staring blankly at a freshly roasted chicken.he was starving. Hadn’t eaten all day. As her stomach rumbled, she grabbed … Continue reading

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What is a “Real Man”?

In my job I have been working hard on preventing Family Violence in our community. I am a White Ribbon Ambassador, I am the Chair of the Benalla Family Violence Prevention Network. I speak at numerous events and organisations about … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Family Violence

I was prompted by a recent discussion on FaceBook to write this response which I am sharing with all my fellow men. I have been looking at the problem of FV for some time as a White Ribbon Ambassador and … Continue reading

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Should boys play with dolls? And other thoughts on raising boys …

White Ribbon Day posted an interesting discussion with this question. This was my response, what do you think? It is too simplistic an argument that somehow gender play will result in violent men? I agree with those who write that … Continue reading

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