Project tackles violence head on


The Hobart Women’s Shelter has launched a new bystander project focused on preventing all forms of violence following a successful grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF).

Delivered in partnership with Engender Equality, Women’s Health Tasmania and the Women’s Legal Service Tasmania, the Mentors in Violence Prevention Program is an exciting new leadership program that views all participants as empowered bystanders who can confront, interrupt or prevent violence.

Hobart Women’s Shelter Chief Executive Officer Janet Saunders said the program will hugely benefit the Tasmanian community.

“The Mentors in Violence Prevention Project will be important for the whole community as it seeks to enlist... Read more

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