Abuse prevention education is most effective when strength-based strategies support families and communities to empower children and young people.
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Whitney Yip is the co-founder and COO of Body Safety Australia. A social enterprise providing abuse prevention and #consentculture education to families, early education centres and schools.
Whitney spoke at 13th Australasian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, and is a member of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect’s Young People’s Advisory Board. She has also been featured on SBS Insight, and recognised by the Victorian Protecting Children Awards for her work in designing educational resources in abuse prevention.
Whitney was one of ten finalists for the Women’s Weekly Qantas Women of the Future Awards, and is currently participating in the annual Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Women Leaders program.