South Sudanese PVAW Leadership Course

Violence against women occurs across the social spectrum and in all cultures.

Australia is a global leader in strategies to prevent and reduce violence against women. Since 2017 AMES Australia has been running an innovative senior level leadership course in Prevention of Violence Against Women.

For 2019 this course will be specifically offered to members of the South Sudanese community. Participants will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding and skills to lead actions in their own linguistic communities, workplaces and the broader Australian community in violence prevention strategies.

AMES Australia is again seeking socially engaged men and women from South Sudanese background to undertake this senior level course aimed at the Prevention of Violence Against Women (PVAW). Register by clicking the link and filling out the expression of interest form below. Read understandings and actions to prevent violence against women in CALD communities.


What will you learn

Participants in the program will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • How to spread awareness of violence against women and prevention strategies.
  • Public speaking skills and how to work with the media.
  • Insight from well-known facilitators, guest speakers and industry keynote speakers


Duration: 5 sessions in 2019 (Dates to be confirmed)

Session will be held on Saturdays or Thursday evenings

Course Location : The Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Program Fee: Free

Criteria: No prior experience essential.  A commitment and interest to address gender equality is essential.  Highly desirable is an understanding of the significance of prevention of violence against women.

Aged: 18 - 35yrs


Application Process

All applicants are required to complete an expression of interest application form online.  Applicants who are short listed will be contacted for a half hour interview prior to enrolment. 



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