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Inquiry into promoting healthy community living in schools

Submission by Women’s Health Victoria to the Inquiry into the potential for developing opportunities for schools to become a focus for promoting healthy community living. Recommends the inclusion of sexual and reproductive health promotion as a key function of health promotion in schools. Provides examples of best practice. Discusses the need for program design to be gender sensitive and address the differences in the experiences of young women and men.

Submitted to: Victoria. Parliament. Education and Training Committee. Further information on the inquiry can be found here.

Submission_Schools_promoting_healthy_community_living.pdf (50.33KB)

Reference:
Parliamentary inquiry into the potential for developing opportunities for schools to become a focus for promoting healthy community living: submission / Women's Health Victoria - Melbourne: Women's Health Victoria, July 2009.