This submission to the Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Mental Health and Suicide Prevention highlights the importance of a gender-responsive approach to mental health.
The submission focuses on the importance of workforce development and addressing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental ill-health among women as central elements within the Inquiry’s Terms of Reference that are required for a more gender-responsive approach to women’s mental health.
Submitted to: Parliament of Australia. House of Representatives Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.
More information about the Inquiry can be found here.
Women's Mental Health Alliance (2021) Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry into Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. Women's Health Victoria. Melbourne.