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Front page of WHV media release word document Abortion is healthcare, not a moral issue. Patient safety depends on healthcare privacy

Abortion is healthcare, not a moral issue. Patient safety depends on healthcare privacy

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 10 November 2022
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10 November 2022

Recent news that Medibank customers’ private data, including their use of abortion services, has been published on the dark web by hackers risks the safety of abortion patients.

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shEqual spotlight: 24 October 2022 [Video]

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 October 2022
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24 October 2022

Promotional video and presentation outlining the history and achievements of shEqual: Gender Equality in Advertising Project.

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Counterpart Year In Review 2021-2022

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 October 2022
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24 October 2022

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 2021-2022

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 October 2022
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24 October 2022

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women's Health Victoria for the period July 2021 to June 2022.

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COVID-19 vaccines: safe and effective for women: December 2021 [Videos]

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 3 December 2021
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21 July 2022

Pregnant women are a priority group for COVID-19 vaccination, as they have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19. Women’s Health Victoria has produced 5 short videos addressing some common concerns women may have around COVID-19 vaccines.  

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Victorian abortion sector statement on Roe v. Wade, 27 June 2022

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 June 2022
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27 June 2022

The Victorian abortion sector is extremely concerned to see the news that landmark abortion access legislation in America, known as Roe v. Wade, has been overturned. Victoria has some of the strongest and most progressive abortion legislation in Australia and this legislation remains in place to protect Victorians' reproductive autonomy. 

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Abortion rights are human rights: access to abortion is essential to gender equity

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 June 202
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27 June 2022

Victorian health services have provided a united front in support of abortion access in response to the overturning of landmark Roe v Wade abortion legislation in America with hospitals, women’s health services and community health organisations signing on to a state-wide statement of support for abortion provision. 

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Safe, respectful and inclusive learning environments can start with you

Parker D, Devonport J, Walsh B |Published: 24 June 2022
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24 June 2022

This article looks at the role educators can play in creating a world where all people have equal respectful access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, race, ability or sexual orientation.

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Response to the Statewide Trauma Service consultation

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 15 May 2022
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15 May 2022

This submission from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responds to the Statewide Trauma Service consultation.

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Submission on the draft National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children 2022-2032

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 25 February 2022
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27 April 2022

This submission welcomes the important inclusion of recovery from violence in the draft National Plan 2022-2032, and notes progress in relation to prevention over the previous decade. However, overall changes during this time in relation to the gendered drivers of violence against women and children have been minimal, and persistent or increasing prevalence rates are of significant concern.