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Inquiry into the opportunities for participation of Victorian seniors

Submission by Women’s Health Victoria to the: Inquiry into the opportunities for participation of Victorian seniors. The submission recommends that planning, policies and programs take account of the issues experienced by older women, particularly in relation to housing and the built environment, social connectedness, financial security, discrimination, and health. It also recommends the application of a gender analysis framework to inform the development of gender-responsive planning, policies and programs for the participation of senior Victorians.

Submitted to: Victorian Family and Community Development Committee. Further information about the consultation process can be found here.

Submission_Opportunities_for_participation_of_Victorian_seniors.pdf (249.57KB)

Reference:
Submission: Inquiry into the opportunities for participation of Victorian seniors / Women’s Health Victoria – Melbourne: Women’s Health Victoria, August 2011