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Access to trusted service guaranteed as 1800 My Options celebrates 3rd anniversary and 13,000 calls

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 19 March 2021
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19 March 2021

The Victorian Government today announced $1.67 million in funding for 1800 My Options to enable this essential statewide women's sexual and reproductive health service to continue for a further four years.

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Putting women in the picture: Alliance urges gender focus in implementation of historic mental health reforms

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 03 March 2021
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3 March 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance today welcomed the final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, but expressed disappointment that it did not address the specific needs of women and girls.

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1800 My Options evaluation: summary report

Gilbert K, Boudville A, Keenan C |Published: 01 March 2021
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1 March 2021

Independent evaluation of the service demonstrates that 1800 My Options increases timely access to essential sexual and reproductive health services, reduces stigma around abortion and contraception, and services diverse communities across Victoria.

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Submission to the Department of Health consultation on the recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s Report on Mental Health

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 February 2021
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16 February 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance welcomes the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry Report on Mental Health and the opportunity to comment on the implementation of the final recommendations within this report.

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Delivering optimal sexual and reproductive health outcomes for Victorian women: priorities for the next women's sexual and reproductive health plan 2021-2025

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.

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Submission on the Victorian Youth Strategy consultation

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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Gender Equity Training Project summary

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

This report summarises the project, led by Women's Health Victoria from 2018 to 2020, to develop Australian-first accredited gender equity training within the vocational education system.

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Gender equity training: developing skills of the Victorian public sector to comply with the Gender Equality Act 2020 (Vic.)

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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Course in Gender Equity: information for training providers

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

This flyer provides information to training providers on the gender equity education available from Women’s Health Victoria and why gender equity education is an important part of vocational education and training across all industries.

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Gender equity education: information for industry

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

This flyer provides information to industry on the gender equity education available from Women’s Health Victoria and why gender equity education benefits workplaces.