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Female Genital Cutting (FGC) Factsheets
WHIN has produced a new series of factsheets on female genital cutting (FGC), also known as female circumcision.
Each of the three factsheets is for a different audience: young women, women who have been circumcised, and health professionals.
The factsheets contain information such as why FGC happens, where it is practised, the different types of FGC, how it impacts on women's and girls' health, and where to get help and information.
Download the FGC factsheets here:
Understanding the Link between Family Violence and Gambling
WHIN has produced a paper to assist health, social and land-use planners to consider how local governments can work to prevent family violence in communities where harm from gambling also exists. It describes relevant public health concepts and includes suggested actions and strategies drawn from current Victorian local government policies. Download the paper here.
WHIN has also produced a one-page snapshot of the link between family violence and gambling. You can download it here.
For Love or Money DVD and Resource Notes
For Love or Money is a film that sets out to not only name and unpack 'financial abuse' as a form of violence against women but aims to open up dialogue about healthy financial relationships. The film supports the prevention of violence against women and promotes women's financial security.
The For Love or Money – educational resource about financial abuse provides information and activities about relationships, money and financial abuse to support the For Love or MoneyDVD.
They are both useful tools in creating a safe environment in which to identify and discuss financial abuse against women and is an important prevention of violence against women resource for workers, women and the broader community.
Both the DVD and accompanying resource aim to recognise and name financial abuse as a form of family violence. The For Love or Money resource assists services and workers to create a supportive environment for women to seek help and support, strengthen community action and understanding of financial abuse as a form of violence against women. The resource supports the prevention of violence against women and promotes women's financial security and capability.