Respect Victoria is launching a campaign to coincide with the annual United Nations 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence from November 25 - December 10. This year’s theme is Respect Women, Call it out to help highlight the need for prevention of all forms of family and gender-based violence experienced within our society and advocate for gender equity.
Here are some relevant resources available in our library collection
You can find a larger collection of resources on gender equality in the Library Catalogue.
Children - books promoting girls and boys as equals:
Ruby’s wish by Shirim Yin Bridges and Sophie Blackall
I am enough by Grace Byers
The paper bag princess by Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko
Young Adult - books that change stereotypes and give characters non-traditional roles:
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
I’ll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson
The surface breaks by Louise O'Neill
Adults - thinking about gender and gender equality
The Swedish way to parent and play : secrets for raising gender equal kids by Kristina Henkel and Marie Tomicic
Witness - Louise Milligan
Goodbye sweet girl by Kelly Sundberg
Work Love Body by Jane Gilmore