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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 11 January 2021
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11 January 2021

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) undertook a consultation with the Victorian sexual and reproductive health sector around the impacts of the Victorian Government's Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health: Key Priorities 2017-2020, as well as priorities and challenges for future women’s sexual and reproductive health access and service provision.

Front cover of the Word document of WHV's Victorian Youth Strategy submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 17 December 2020
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17 December 2020

WHV’s submission focuses on young women’s mental health, physical health, sexual and reproductive health and the prevention of violence against women, drawing on our areas of expertise and highlighting the importance of promoting gender equality to address poor health outcomes across all these areas.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 01 December 2020
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10 December 2020

This brochure provides information of how units of competency from the 22521VIC Course in Gender Equity and the Gender Equity Microcredentials align to the individual and organisational skills and knowledge required to deliver on the obligations of the Gender Equality Act 2020 (Vic.).

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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.

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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.

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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: 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.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 29 November 2019
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29 November 2019

This submission draws on WHV's specialist expertise in gender equity and women's health to demonstrate the importance of a comprehensive approach to Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in achieving gender equality.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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8 July 2019

WHV's submission focuses on the need for an intersectional gender-sensitive approach to be applied to all areas of mental health policy, health promotion and service provision.