Recognising and respecting the line can be confusing for young people.
They need guidance from people they look up to. People like you.
You can help your kids have healthy, happy and respectful relationships, and avoid behaviours that frighten, intimidate or diminish others.
Select an article below to help you get started.
You can also ask questions and talk to other parents on the Our Watch Facebook page.
Have a look at our postcard for parents. You can download it and share it with others.
The Line ambassador Luke Ablett on equal, respectful relationships and what it is to be a good man...
About The Line
The Line encourages healthy and respectful relationships by challenging and changing attitudes and behaviours that support violence against women. For more information, visit the About us page and browse our articles below...
Shaun Burgoyne’s open letter to his parents
Online clips to watch with older kids...
The making of a man... Part 3
The making of a man... Part 2
The making of a man... Part 1
Talking to kids about privilege and power
Talking to boys about being 'a man'
Keeping an eye on what we teach our kids about gender
Dad, what is a strong man?
Off-field performance – how does your club rate?
Young people and technology
Talking to kids about taking action
Gender versus sex: Expectations, myths and models
Talking to kids about gender and stereotypes
Dads need to get involved - a partnership approach to talking to kids
Talking to girls about sex and consent
Talking to boys about respect, sex and consent
'Talking to kids about sexting'
Talking to young kids about gender stereotypes
Obviously a problem with my rod. http://www.theline.org.au/dating-dos-and-donts
1 day ago
Men shouldn't have to constantly prove they're tough to be considered 'manly' and a 'woman's place' is wherever the hell she wants it to be. Society often puts us in boxes and they can limit our potential and dictate how we think and behave. Do you agree with our AFL footy legends? Reckon it's time to stop putting ALL of us in boxes? AFL Players
2 days ago