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So, 'the line': what is it, where is it, and what happens when you cross it?

Sometimes, there’s no argument about where to draw the line in our friendships and relationships. But the line can get blurry. So, we’re here to talk about it.

This website talks about relationships, gender, sex, bystander action, technology and communication ; how to keep it healthy and respectful, and avoid crossing the line into behaviour that makes someone feel frightened, intimidated or diminished.

So, check out our articles, #knowseetheline, follow us on Facebook and join the conversations about where you draw the line...

About The Line campaign

The Line is a primary prevention behaviour change campaign for young people aged 12 to 20 years.

The Line encourages healthy and respectful relationships by challenging and changing attitudes and behaviours that support violence.

New research shows we need to challenge violence supportive attitudes among youth. Read more from the Our Watch media release on The Line campaign here

Our Watch commissioned Hall and Partners Open Mind in 2014 to conduct research to inform The Line campaign’s approach from 2015. Download a copy of The Line campaign: Summary of research findings here.

Download the Our Watch Policy brief 5: Working with children and young people
This policy brief outlines approaches for working with children and young people – from early childhood to young adulthood – to prevent violence against women and their children, and explores the opportunities and challenges of this work.

The Line is an initiative under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010 - 2022 and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. It is delivered by Our Watch.

For more information about the campaign, contact Our Watch.