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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).

Early Menopause: Health Practitioners’ Perspectives picture. Image is a black and white photo of a stethoscope
Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 4 Nov 2019
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14 May 2020

The Healthtalk Australia Early Menopause: Health Practitioners’ Perspectives online resource is based on the video and audio-recorded experiences of 16 health practitioners from a range of specialties in relation to caring for women with early menopause or POI (spontaneous or caused by medical treatment).

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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.

Reporting sexist advertising a toolkit for consumers cover image
McKenzie M, Bugden M, Pierorazio N |Published: 28 November 2019
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28 November 2019

This toolkit outlines how sexist portrayals of women and men in advertising can be harmful, and presents a range of options for concerned consumers to lodge a complaint or take other action.

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RMIT University, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 29 October 2019
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29 October 2019
People are sick of sexist ads and the harm they cause but feel powerless to change them, according to new research released today by RMIT University and Women's Health Victoria.
Community responses to gender portrayals in advertising research paper cover image
Gurrieri L, McKenzie M, Bugden M. |Published: 29 October 2019
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24 October 2019

This study explores the responses of Victorian community members to gender portrayals in advertising. The study suggests that community members perceive that stereotyped gender portrayals and sexualised images of women are common in advertising, and that these portrayals pressure women and men to conform to limiting stereotypes, have negative impacts on health and wellbeing, and may support attitudes that cause violence against women.

Addressing and preventing sexist advertising an analysis of local and global promising practice cover image
Gurrieri L, Hoffman R. |Published: 29 October 2019
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29 October 2019

This research paper explores the efficacy of interventions that aim to address sexism or promote progressive gender representations in advertising, highlighting examples of local and global promising practice.

Women's Health Victoria Annual Report 2018-2019 cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 October 2019
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28 October 2019

Reviews the activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2018 to June 2019.

Highlighting 25 years as champions for women cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 October 2019
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28 October 2019

For 25 years, Women’s Health Victoria has been at the forefront of many contemporary issues and advances in women’s health and gender equality through advocacy, policy, training and support. This snapshot highlights key WHV achievements, year-by-year, from 1993 to 2018.

Addressing and preventing sexist advertising: a snapshot of promising practice cover image
Barr M, McKenzie M. |Published: 29 October 2019
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24 October 2019

This research summary provides a snapshot of the analysis undertaken by RMIT’s Dr Lauren Gurrieri and Dr Rob Hoffman – Addressing and preventing sexist advertising: An analysis of local and global promising practice – which considers how problematic gender portrayals in advertising can be addressed.