Primary Prevention Resources

We have created some Primary Prevention resources. Primary prevention of violence looks at the drivers and causes of gendered violence, and looks at campaigns and activities aimed at changing attitudes in order to prevent violence from occurring in the first place.


1.This first document is a graphic, explaining the difference between types of intervention.

Primary Prevention Graphic


2. This second document is an in-depth breakdown of what primary prevention is, including real-life examples.

Primary Prevention: In-Depth Explanation


3. This document is a graphic created based on Our Watch’s gendered drivers of violence.

Gendered Drivers of Violence Graphic


4. This document discusses the ways that the media can help prevent violence.

Media reporting document