Alcohol and women

Clearinghouse Connector – August 2013

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Women and alcohol (Gender Impact Assessment) Women’s Health Victoria, 2010

Alcohol consumption and women’s health Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH), 2005

Women and alcohol : the hidden risks of drinking International, 2012

Alcohol : a women’s issue United States. National Institutes of Health, 2008

High-risk consumption

Consumption of alcohol In: Gender indicators Australia Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2013

Alcohol consumption In: Victorian population health survey 2010 : selected findings Victoria. Department of Health, 2012 p. 32-38

Age factors

Young women, alcohol and obesity Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), 2013

Young women’s drinking experiences in public drinking venues Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), 2011

Young women and alcohol seminar, 4 April 2012: proceedings [audio and slide presentation] Women’s Health Victoria, 2012

Alcohol consumption at midlife and successful ageing in women : a prospective cohort analysis in the Nurses' Health Study PLoS Medicine, 2011


Alcohol consumption during pregnancy : results from the 2012 National Drug Strategy Household Survey Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), 2012

The Australian fetal alcohol spectrum disorders action plan 2013-2016 Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE), 2012

Aboriginal women, alcohol and the road to fetal alcohol spectum disorder Medical Journal of Australia, 2012

Alcohol and violence

Breaking the silence : addressing family and domestic violence problems in alcohol and other drug treatment practice in Australia National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), 2012

Connections : family violence and AOD Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA), 2011

Alcohol and homicide in Australia Australian Institute of Criminology, 2009

The association between intimate partner violence, alcohol and depression in family practice BMC Family Practice, 2010

Social context

The social context of alcohol use in Australia National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), 2009

Women the new market : trends in alcohol marketing European Centre for Monitoring Alcohol Marketing (ECMAM), 2008

Women and alcohol : to your health? Canadian Women’s Health Network Online, 2012


Reducing the alcohol and drug toll : Victoria’s plan 2013-2017 Victoria. Department of Health, 2012

The national drug strategy 2010-2015 : a framework for action on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs Australia. Department of Health and Ageing, 2011

Women and alcohol in Aotearoa/New Zealand : policy briefing paper : final draft Alcohol Healthwatch, 2012

Module 9 : Women and alcohol In: The ICAP blue book : practical guides for alcohol policy and prevention International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP), 2011

Related websites

Australia. Department of Health and Ageing. Australian alcohol guidelines

Royal Women’s Hospital. The Women’s Alcohol and Drug Service (WADS)

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)

Australian Drug Foundation

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