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1800 My Options |Published: 04 September 2020
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4 September 2020

This compilation of sexual health articles and infographics has been put together by 1800 My Options to mark World Sexual Health Day and International Safe Abortion Day. 

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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. 

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: 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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|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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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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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 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.

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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.
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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.