Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) welcomes the opportunity to provide input into the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.
WHV’s submission shows that sex and gender-based inequality drives unequal mental health outcomes between women and men, and that, by addressing gender inequality and taking a gendered approach to mental health, we have the opportunity to significantly improve outcomes for women and girls, as well as men and boys and gender diverse people.
Our submission provides evidence that:
More information about the Royal Commission can be found here.
Women's Health Victoria (2019) Submission to Royal Commission Into Victoria's Mental Health System. Women's Health Victoria. Melbourne.