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Follow the links below to find key resources and information about the issue of violence against women and their children including definitions, useful statistics, research, and communication tools.

What is violence against women?

There are a number of misconceptions surrounding violence against women, including how and why it occurs.

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Useful statistics

The statistics are alarming. Violence against women is a national tragedy. Find key statistics about the prevalence of violence and community attitudes surrounding violence.

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A list of research and publications relating to the issue of violence against women.

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Communication tools

To assist in communications about the Fourth Action Plan we have developed a number of tools including fact sheets, posters and translated resources.

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