Ourwatch is the national leader in the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia. 1 in 4 Women Has Experienced At Least One Incident Of Non-Physical Abuse From A Partner. Recognise The Signs. Learn More About Non-Physical Abuse Now. Recognise The Signs. Violence against women is preventable. Ourwatch goal is to stop violence against women before it starts. To do this, we need to understand the drivers of gendered violence and what we can do, as a society, to prevent it.
We catch up CEO of Ourwatch, Patty Kinnersly and talk about the recent increases in Family Violence through Covid 19 and during sporting events. Patty also discusses how we can all play our part in ending violence against women and children, particularly within our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Our Watch does not provide emergency assistance or support services to people who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing domestic and family violence and/or sexual assault. If you, a child, or another person is in immediate danger, call 000. For sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service call 1800 RESPECT 1800 737 732 for 24/7 phone and online services.