Respect. Now. Always.

In February 2016, Universities Australia began the Respect. Now. Always. initiative.

This world-first, sector-wide program aims to prevent sexual violence in university communities and improve how universities respond to and support those who have been affected.

It builds on work done by individual universities in Australia over many years to develop policies, reporting procedures and support services.

As part of the initiative, Universities Australia has:

Our Watch has produced guidelines, tools and resources to support journalists and media organisations to report on gender-based violence.