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Women and Newborn Health Service

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King Edward Memorial Hospital

Women's Health Strategy and Programs

25 November is White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon works to prevent violence against women by changing attitudes and behaviours.

Did you know?

  • 1 in 3 women will experience family and domestic violence in their lifetime.
  • One in five women over 18 experience harassment within the workplace.
  • Family and domestic violence is the biggest cause of death, disability, and ill health for women under 45 in Australia.
  • Women experiencing family and domestic violence frequent a health service more than any other support service.
  • For women who are pregnant and being abused – it can result in significant negative health outcomes for both mother and baby.

What you can do to participate?

  • Download the FDV posters below and put them up in your waiting rooms and toilet doors to remind people that they can ask for help.
  • Download the posters below and put them up in your staffroom reminding staff to screen clients for FDV.
  • Download the oath from White Ribbon Day website and encourage staff to “take the oath
  • Promote White Ribbon Day in your health service – go to the White Ribbon STOP Kit website for resources and promotional material you can download. See below for posters you can download.
  • Encourage staff to attend the free training on family and domestic violence available for all WA Health staff. Go to our training page to find out more.

Posters to download

FDV Maternity A4 Wall Blue

FDV Poster A3 Wall

FDV Child Health Setting A4 Wall Ochre

FDV Poster A4 Wall

FDV Maternity Toilet Door Poster Blue

FDV Poster Toilet door

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Please ask me: Violence towards me hurts baby too.

Download a printable poster in PDF

Image of the poster

Please ask me: don't let me suffer in silence.

Download a printable poster in PDF

Image of the poster

Please ask my parents: Violence towards Mum hurts me too.

Download a printable poster in PDF

White Ribbon Day Resources to download

Image of the posterDownload a printable White Ribbon STOP Brochure
Image of the posterDownload a printable A3 poster in PDF
Image of the bannerDownload a printable banner in PDF
Image of the posterDownload a printable A3 poster in PDF
Image of the posterDownload a printable poster in PDF

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