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Yvonne Lay


Start of change: mapping engagement with male perpetrators of violence

This research was commissioned by the Bayside Peninsula Integrated Family Violence Partnership and the Southern Melbourne Integrated Family Violence Partnership. Using a ground-up approach that privileges the voices of frontline practitioners, it aims to improve understanding of practice within Men’s Behaviour Change Programs (MBCPs) operating...

Primary prevention of family violence against people from LGBTI communities

This report distils existing international and national evidence pertaining to family violence against LGBTI people. It includes a review of research on the broader determinants of violence against LGBTI people which, this paper argues, have an impact on rates and patterns of family violence specific...

Putting the prevention of violence against women into practice: how to change the story

This handbook provides detailed step-by-step guidance, tips, case studies, tools and resources to support practitioners in undertaking their prevention work.

Identifying the woman, the client and the victim

Yvonne Lay examines and assesses the adequacy of sexual and domestic violence service providers in accommodating for the specific needs of victims from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, particularly focusing on Chinese, East Timorese and Vietnamese women. In recognising the totality of the intersection...