Partners in Prevention (PiP) is a capacity building project for professionals interested in working with young people for the primary prevention of violence against women.
The project is based in Melbourne, Australia and covers the state of Victoria.
Network membership is free.
What PiP gives its members
The PiP website is for workers in the youth, health, community and education sectors who are interested in finding and sharing strategies for the primary prevention of violence against women. It’s updated regularly with links to useful articles and websites.
Network meetings with guest presenters on issues relevant to violence prevention. These meetings provide opportunities for violence prevention workers to come together and discuss their work. See minutes from previous meetings and the meeting schedule.
Monthly email bulletins with information and recent news relating to violence prevention and announcement of upcoming network meetings. Bulletins contain any new items posted on this website. Sign up to get the bulletin by email.
Books, journals and manuals on prevention
A specialist prevention section of the DVRCV library.
Consultation and referral
The PiP project coordinator has information on youth targeted violence agaisnt women prevention projects across the state and the latest research on best practice.
One of the PiP project’s objectives is to encourage project evaluation and share the knowledge gained. In 2009 an Evaluation Working Group developed an Evaluation Mentor Scheme to put network members in touch with experienced evaluators. The group also developed an Evaluation Tip Sheet.
An annual forum on a topic relating to young people and the primary prevention of violence against women.