From 25 November–10 December Metro South Health is taking a united stand against gender-based violence. The time for change is here and now. Violence against women is preventable.
Did you know... in 2020, more than one woman a week has lost their life to violence.
On Thursday 10 December, staff, patients and visitors are invited to 'Orange the PAH' on the final day of the 16 Days of Activism.
Patients and visitors can find information regarding support services at a display in the Orange Lifts Foyer from Wednesday 25 November to Wednesday 9 December, and in the Main Foyer on Thursday 10 December.
Please click on the below images to view PDF posters.
Recognise the signs of domestic violence, which may not always be immediately obvious.
Respond, by listening carefully and without judgement.
Refer, by connecting the person to the most appropriate service. That could include a referral to your local social work department, to DVConnect, or to the free Women's Legal Service available at our hospitals.
As clinicians and support professionals, we all have a role to play in preventing domestic and family violence, as well as supporting survivors of violence.
The time for change is here and now. Violence against women is preventable.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic and family violence, you can contact:
If you are in immediate risk please contact Police on 000.