Make a video clip for YouTube promoting respectful boyfriend/girlfriend relationships and win a prize - $2000.00 first prize, $1000.00 second prize.
We encourage young men as well as young women to have a go at busting the myths about this violence
Although this project is about boyfriend violence towards girlfriends, many men have respectful and loving relationships.
Women have come a long way but some men still use violence towards women in relationships. Domestic violence has been dragged out of the closet. This is an opportunity to drag boyfriend violence out in the open! We want all young people to have a go at challenging this culture by promoting respectful relationships.
You could have a go at busting some myths.
Some myths that need busting:
Boyfriend violence doesn’t happen except to hoodrats “I thought domestic violence only applied to old people.” Lilly
Boyfriend violence is only physical violence “He used little put-downs that snowballed until I felt I was nothing.” Kyllie “He kept phoning me all the time. He wanted to know who I was with and where I was.” Katene
She stays so she must like it. “I felt like crap. I thought nobody else would want me.” Jodie
She deserved it. “He said she cheated on him.” Callum
Make a YouTube Clip that gets your friends chatting about boyfriend violence.
Organised by the Auckland Coalition for the Safety of Women and Children.