Workshop on backlash and resistance to gender equality

Associate Professor Michael Flood presented on backlash and resistance to community educators and advocates in Melbourne. He was the guest of the Women’s Health Association of Australia’s “Preventing Violence Against Women Community of Practice” on February 20 in Melbourne. His presentation explored the nature of resistance to gender equality and violence prevention initiatives and ways to respond to and minimise such pushback.

This work forms part of an evidence review commissioned by VicHealth (the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation) and co-authored with QUT’s Molly Dragiewicz and UTAS’s Bob Pease. The review will be released by VicHealth on March 20.

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