Trust News

Boys Being Boys?

In this article for the Trust Journal, medical student Niranjanan Sriganeshwaran explains why he was compelled to write a one person play unmasking toxic masculinity.

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Introducing Matters That Count

Imagine. Candidates with the best chance of winning Lower House seats in the forthcoming federal election are asked by constituents where they stand on a set of key issues of deep concern to so many, especially women.   You and your friends work to secure their responses on these issues. Your summaries of their responses are promoted across your networks— family, other friends, acquaintances, colleagues and your community networks, ultimately assisting people to make informed choices about candidates on election day. Once your representative takes a seat in the Lower House, you and...

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The Making of Giving Voice to Menopause

Along with The Wood Foundation, the Victorian Women's Benevolent Trust proudly provided funding to help She Listens produce Giving Voice to Menopause—a short documentary that listens deeply to experiences of menopause, and redefines how we talk about it. Here, director Libby Chow talks about the experience of making this crucial film.  

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A message to journalists reporting on violence

"I’ve been writing about the erasure of men’s violence against women in the media for over a decade now. I’ve written articles, started the FixedIt social media campaign, studied it university and written a book about it. So, I guess by now you could almost call it an obsession."

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Reflections on Coercive Control

Megan Rosato reflects on 'Love, Power and Control' webinar series, featuring experts from the UK and Australia discussing the implications of criminalising coercive control.

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