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Front cover of Women's Mental Health Alliance paper on Impacts of COVID 19 on women's mental health
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 13 October 2020
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13 October 2020

This report from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance provides an update on the impacts of COVID-19 on women’s mental health, incorporating data gathered since the publication of our first policy brief in June 2020.

The need for gender equity in teaching practice: article cover image
Parker D, Swindon E |Published: 01 September 2020
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23 September 2020

This paper looks at the impact of gender equity as it relates to education and how teachers can become agents for change through their practice.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published:
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16 April 2020

This analysis has been prepared by the Women’s Mental Health Alliance in response to the Interim Report released by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 June 2020
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16 June 2020

This policy brief summarises the evidence for the impact of COVID-19 on women's mental health, and makes recommendations for government actions to better support women’s mental health during the COVID-19 response and recovery. 

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 June 2020
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15 June 2020

1800 My Options - Victoria’s pro-choice, free and confidential phone line for sexual and reproductive health - today received its 10,000th call since launching in March 2018. 

Gender equity and women's organisations unite on COVID 19 Joint Statement image
|Published: Victorian gender equity and women's organisations
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2 April 2020

50 organisations committed to gender equity and women across Victoria have made a joint statement calling for State and Federal Governments to recognise the gendered impacts of COVID-19.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 16 March 2020
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16 March 2020

This submission emphasises the importance of considering both the gendered drivers of homelessness, and the specific needs of women experiencing homelessness, in any prevention and response efforts.

Australian Government must act on sexual harassment report recommendations media release image, Australian Government must act on sexual harassment report recommendations media release image
Power to Prevent Coalition |Published: 05 March 2020
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5 March 2020

The Power to Prevent Coalition, representing over 100 organisations in the legal, health, community, family violence, business and union sectors, strongly supports the recommendations of the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s report into sexual harassment at work. We call on the Australian Government to take this crucial opportunity to join with civil society to make the changes needed to make Australian workplaces safer, healthier and more respectful for all.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 March 2020
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3 March 2020

This interactive symposium explores why sex and gender matter more than ever to effective action on key women’s health issues, with a focus on mental health and substance use.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 February 2020
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3 February 2020

This submission outlines the reasons WHV opposes the Religious Discrimination Bill.