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Front cover of the submission to Productivity Commission interim report to the National Skills and Workforce Development Agreement
Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 22 July 2020
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22 July 2020

This submission to the Productivity Submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), specifically talks to issues relating to ‘options to ensure government investment in VET encourages increased participation in training by all Australians and is commensurate with the outcomes and benefits derived by individuals, business, industry, the local and national economy and society more generally.’

Front page of document, Women's Mental Health Alliance additional evidence to the RC
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 July 2020
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16 July 2020

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responded to an invitation from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System to provide further evidence on gender and mental health to inform the Commissioners’ deliberations, with a focus on: gender and diagnostic types; trauma, gender and mental health; gender and safety in the mental health system; and gender and mental health promotion.

Front cover of submission to Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy Review
Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 06 July 2020
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This submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult  and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), makes recommendations drawing on a wealth of evidence that supports that this is not possible until inequity in our society and economy is addressed – specifically gender equity.

Picture for the Early menopause project on women's experiences. It is a photo of two women sitting on the beach and looking out to calm seas.
Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 04 Nov 2019
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14 May 2020

The Healthtalk Australia Early Menopause: Women’s Experiences online resource is based on the video and audio-recorded stories of 30 women from a range of backgrounds with different experiences of early menopause or POI (spontaneous or caused by medical treatment).

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|Published: 06 February 2020
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6 February 2020

A group of more than 100 diverse organisations, unions, researchers, peak bodies, health professionals and lawyers are calling for State, Territory and Federal Governments to take urgent and coordinated action to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 December 2019
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15 December 2019

Our submission to the National Obesity Strategy consultation recommends that the National Obesity Strategy adopts a weight-inclusive framework that emphasises health over weight, takes a gendered approach to health promotion and takes an active role in reducing weight stigma.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 November 2019
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28 November 2019

This toolkit informs consumers about how ads are regulated in Australia, the rules advertisers are supposed to follow, and how to make a complaint.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 27 November 2019
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27 November 2019

A new alliance of women’s health organisations, consumer bodies, community services, human rights bodies, clinicians and researchers has been convened in the context of the Victorian Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. There is an urgent need for an increased focus on the mental health of women and girls.

Image: New alliance calls for urgent action on the mental health of women and girls
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 November 2019
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27 November 2019

A new Women’s Mental Health Alliance has been established to advocate for a stronger focus on the mental health of women and girls.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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7 November 2019

’WHV’s Champions for Women’, announced on 28 October 2019, recognise women who have been at the forefront of women’s health, gender equality and sexual and reproductive rights.