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Looking for an overview or in-depth coverage of a particular women’s health or gender equity issue? Explore our recent publications by topic, publication type, year and audience. Earlier publications are available to view and download via the WHV Library online catalogue.

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shEqual launches to transform advertising in Australia with support from industry and government leaders

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 November 2020
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24 November 2020

shEqual – an Australian first initiative to realise equality in advertising – launched Monday 23 November 2020 with the support of industry and government leaders.

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Forum proceedings: Addressing reproductive coercion: Access and Equity III

Women's Health Victoria and Women's Health in the North |Published: 30 October 2020
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30 October 2020

In August 2020, Women’s Health in the North and Women’s Health Victoria presented a two-part webinar series, Addressing reproductive coercion: Access and Equity III. These webinars explored the issue of reproductive coercion and the intersection of sexual and reproductive health and violence against women.

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Forum proceedings: Spontaneous early menopause webinar

Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 30 October 2020
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30 October 2020

Early menopause can occur either spontaneously (often without a known cause) or as a result of medical treatment, particularly for cancers. Held on 19 October, this webinar was an opportunity to hear from clinicians with expertise in early menopause to talk about the social impact and also hear first-hand from a woman about the lived experience aspects of early menopause.

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Counterpart Year In Review 2019-2020

Counterpart |Published: 26 October 2020
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26 October 2020

The Year In Review celebrates the highlights and essence of the Counterpart service - women supporting women with cancer - over the last financial year.

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Women's Health Victoria Annual Report 2019-2020

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 26 October 2020
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26 October 2020

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2019 to June 2020.

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Impacts of COVID 19 on women’s mental health and recommendations for action - updated October 2020

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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The need for gender equity in teaching practice

Parker D, Swindon E |Published: 01 September 2020
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23 September 2020

This paper looks at the impact of gender equity as it relates to education and how teachers can become agents for change through their practice.

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Sextember: a sexual and reproductive health zine 2020

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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Spotlight on pandemics and women's sexual and reproductive health

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 August 2020
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28 August 2020

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of pandemics and women's sexual and reproductive health.

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Submission to Productivity Commission Interim Report on the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development (NASWD)

Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 22 July 2020
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22 July 2020

This submission to the Productivity Submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), specifically talks to issues relating to ‘options to ensure government investment in VET encourages increased participation in training by all Australians and is commensurate with the outcomes and benefits derived by individuals, business, industry, the local and national economy and society more generally.’