Wondering why this website talks so much about violence in relationships? In Australia, relationship violence is a serious issue and it happens far too much. The good news is that we can stop it before it starts.
Your school, TAFE, uni or workplace are all places to get talking about the “good, bad and ugly” of relationships. It could be something simple like putting up posters or something bigger like people coming to talk about relationships.
Control and violence in young people’s relationships is being recognised as the serious and widespread problem it is. And people are getting creative with ways to prevent it – from street theatre to school programs to phone callout cards.