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Victoria Australia Appoints New Minister For ‘Men’s Behavior Change’ Task Force

by Jacob M. Thompson


Richardson’s new role is expected to focus “on boys’ and men’s attitudes towards women”. This includes the influence that social media and the internet has on behavior.

Australia’s Victorian provincial government has launched a controversial task force explicitly designed to change men’s behavior, amidst reported growing violence and attacks against women.

Victorian Premier Jacinta Allan announced in May that state MP Tim Richardson, who now formerly served as Parliamentary Secretary for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, would become the inaugural Parliamentary Secretary for Men’s Behavior Change, the first of its kind in the world.

Allan said in a statement upon her announcement:

Tim Richardson will become Parliamentary Secretary for Men’s Behaviour Change, continuing the Allan Labor Government’s priority to make Victoria a safer place for women and children and work to end the tragedy of deaths of Victorian women at the hands of men.

This is the first position of its kind in Australia – and will focus largely on the influence the internet and social media have on boys’ and men’s attitudes towards women and building respectful relationships…


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