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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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Atlas Education Resource: Geography Level 9-10: Geographies of human wellbeing

Barlow S; Women's Health Victoria; Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria |Published: 03 July 2020
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3 July 2020

These Geography classroom exercises are designed to enable teachers and students anywhere in Victoria to draw on real-world local data to investigate issues, identify spatial variations, and interpret health and gender impacts.

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Policy brief: women’s mental health in the context of COVID-19 and recommendations for action

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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Empowering women to exercise their reproductive rights: 1800 My Options receives its 10,000th call

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. 

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Spotlight on women and gender-responsive mental health care

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 May 2020
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15 May 2020

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of women and gender-responsive mental health care.

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Early Menopause: Health Practitioners’ Perspectives (Healthtalk Australia online resource)

Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 4 Nov 2019
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14 May 2020

The Healthtalk Australia Early Menopause: Health Practitioners’ Perspectives online resource is based on the video and audio-recorded experiences of 16 health practitioners from a range of specialties in relation to caring for women with early menopause or POI (spontaneous or caused by medical treatment).

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.

Early Menopause: Women’s Experiences (Healthtalk Australia online resource)

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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Gender analysis of the interim recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System

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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Gender equity and women's organisations unite on COVID-19: Joint Statement

|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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Harnessing the power of the Victorian Women's Heath Atlas for spatial learning and gender equality awareness

Ward J. |Published: 23 March 2020
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1 April 2020

This article outlines the development, content and features of the Victorian Women's Health Atlas, its emerging value as a tool for schools, and the development of curriculum resources for Year 10 Geography based on the Atlas.

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Forum Proceedings: Delving Deeper Into Gender Transformative Practice

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 16 March 2020
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16 March 2020

This interactive symposium explored the application of gender transformative practice in the women's policy and health promotion sector, with a focus on engaging men in the work to prevent violence against women. The forum features the launch of the knowledge paper Towards gender transformative practice, an expert panel discussion on men and masculinities, insights from International leaders, and break out sessions with participants.