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14 November 2019
Confronting masculinity: facing up to a patriarchal legacy
By Phil Barker Men who adhere to sexist attitudes and behaviours are more likely to use family and domestic violence than men who consider women to be their equals … of course, right? While this...

7 November 2019
Engaging men: Doing the work that works
By Phil Barker As an advocate for No to Violence (NTV), a rewarding part of the gig is meeting the staff and understanding the inroads they make through their hard work with men who use family violence....

24 October 2019
The backlash against being a good man
By Phil Barker Masculinity, and what it means to be a man, is under unprecedented levels of examination in our society. We know that the internalisation of traditional masculinity can be harmful...

17 October 2019
The battle for the hearts and minds of young men
By Phil Barker There’s no doubt we are in a battle for the hearts and minds of our young men. New research from The Guardian last week shows men and women still have a completely different understanding...

10 October 2019
Changing attitudes, organising communities: Men’s role in ending violence against women after White Ribbon
By Phil Barker “We need men to be part of the solution. We need them to organise, labour, discuss and reach out to one another. And we need to be telling the true stories of violence and abuse,...

9 October 2019
Engaging men in efforts to end violence against women remains critical
Australian men remain crucial partners in nationwide efforts to end violence against women and children, according to a network of organisations focused on engaging men in prevention, early intervention...

2 October 2019
Responding to family violence impacting country women
By Phil Barker There’s a wonderful stillness to country life simply because there are fewer people around than in the city. A car might pass now and then. You may or may not be able to see...

2 October 2019
See What You Made Me Do: Practitioner’s View
“Fifty-one per cent of Australians believe…that most women could leave a violent relationship if they really wanted to. Some...believe that if a woman hasn’t left, she must want to stay –...

24 September 2019
Hanson hits where it hurts, but there’s always more hope
By Phil Barker Social and community workers, counsellors, police, health workers, court and government officials, researchers, policy writers - everyone who works in the area of family violence...

19 September 2019
Dealing With the Denials: Exploring John Setka’s Refusal to Take Responsibility
By Jacqui Watt NTV has spent 25 years working with men. At NTV we seek to engage men respectfully on their journey of change.  We seek to do that holistically in a human way.  We believe this has the...