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Preventative and responsive resources on family violence for use within a specific faith tradition.






  • The Rave: Religion and Violence e-learning -
    An e-learning resource for faith leaders and congregations, focused on dissemination of materials and resources. Resources include downloadable examples of sermons on family violence, selected scripture verses, fact sheets, and modules designed to raise clergy awareness.
  • Restored Relationships -
    Restored is an international Christian alliance working to transform relationships and end violence against women. The website provides a link to a range of resources (fact sheets, posters, awareness raising materials), resources for men's groups, tools for church self assessment, and example declarations by leaders. Includes a downloadable pack for churches (pdf).

- Anglican Church

- Baptist Church

- Catholic Church

- Uniting Church





  • A Guide for Muslim Faith Leaders and Communities (pdf)
    This resource, developed by Women’s Health in the North and Darebin City Council, is a guide for Muslim faith leaders and communities to take action to prevent violence against women and promote equal and respectful relationships.
  • Peaceful Families -
    The Peaceful Families Project (PFP) is an initiative devoted to ending domestic violence in Muslim families by facilitating awareness workshops for Muslim leaders and communities, providing cultural sensitivity trainings and technical assistance for professionals, conducting research, and developing resources.



  • Jewish Care -
    Jewish Care is committed to playing a key role in awareness raising, early detection, intervention and provision of support to those impacted by family violence. See Jewish Care's position statement (pdf) on family violence.
  • Will my Rabbi believe me? Will he understand?: Responding to disclosures of family violence in a rabbinic context
    Written for rabbis in Victoria, this resource book is an introductory guide to the causes and effects of family violence, and how rabbis can respond to victims who ask for help. Sections include: forms of family violence; common q&as; the impact on women; the impact on children; important information for mothers; the cycle of domestic violence; other forms of family violence; a response model for Rabbis; legal issues; and resource contacts in Victoria.



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