Family Violence Prevention Events

The Family Violence Prevention program has been funded by the Department of Premier and Cabinet through the Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion division to support gender equality and address prevention of family violence in the Indian community in Victoria.

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8th December 2019

Family Violence event – Dandenong

IndianCare, VAN and SMRC organised an event, to promote healthy relationships for the Indian and Afghani community, including amazing Indian dances and a forum theatre.

20th November 2019

Family Violence workshop for Punjabi Male Seniors

IndianCare provided basic training on Family violence, prevention and bystander response for the men’s group managed by BSL in the Northern suburbs.

6th October 2019

Family Violence Information session with Police

IndianCare organised an information session with the Family Violence Liaison Officer from Werribee police station for the Indian volunteers in the western region.

5th October 2019

Conflict Management workshop

Workshop at Craigieburn on Conflict Management and Effective Communication for Punjabi women, delivered by a qualified IndianCare volunteer.

31st August 2019

Family Violence workshop by InTouch

IndianCare organised a Family Violence workshop, delivered by InTouch. The attendees included IndianCare board members, staff, volunteers and Indian community leaders about understanding and responding to family violence.

17th August 2019

MuSeS multicultural service provision research

A workshop with Punjabi women by MCWH in Wyndham. Experiences of settlement, family violence and service access issues were explored.

26 May 2019

Gurudwara Sahib Hoppers Crossing Presentation

IndianCare along with local MP Hon Sarah Conolly and Victoria Police presented to the congregation at the Gurudwara on Family Safety

28 April 2019

‘Voices of Shakti -That Girl’ event

IndianCare collaborated with a range of groups to promote the message of gender equality. This event held at the Immigration Museum also enabled IndianCare to launch its Information, Support and Referral Service

8th February 2019

Ladies Day Out for Northern Melbourne Suburbs

Collaboratively organised by BSL, Northern Community Legal Centre, Vic Police and Oorja foundation along with IndianCare.

2 February 2019

InConcert Music

IndianCare, assisted InConcert Music to present an evening of cultural music and dance promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

9 Jan 2019

Brimbank Community Consultation Session

IndianCare in partnership with InTouch, successfully organised a second community consultation session on the issue of family violence particularly exploring motivations for change by men.

18th January 2019

Bellfield Cricket Club

Information session organised in conjunction with LDAT program, on Conflict Management and Effective Communication presented to Bellfield Cricket Club members by IndianCare Family Violence Co-ordinator.

8 December 2018

White Ribbon Day

IndianCare partnered with Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre to hold a White Ribbon Day event during the 16 days of Activism against gender based violence.

30 Nov 2018

Community Consultation Session, Dandenong

IndianCare is working with InTouch on the Motivation for Change program for men who use family violence from South Asian background to assist them in stopping their use of violence.

7 Nov, 2018

SBS Radio interviews

SBS Radio, Gujarati interviewed Tina Guido, General Manager, on issues in the Indian community and services of IndianCare. She also did an live interview for SBS Radio Hindi with a focus on the issue of family violence in the Indian community and IndianCare’s program on family violence prevention.

Oct 06, 2018

Spread the Word, Light the World

As part of the Empowering Communities network project, funded by InTouch, a Diwali arts event was conducted at the Dandenong Seniors Citizens Centre. Nandita Nadkarni led participants to make clay lamp holders (diyas) and showcasing a dance performance by Karma Dance company to promote the message of gender equality.

18 February 2018

Colours of Dance

In partnership with InTouch and Ashray, IndianCare presented an evening in support of Gender Equality and Women Empowerment with guest artist from India, Dr.Nartaki Nataraj and local artists Murali Kumar and Shobha Shekar