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Submission to Parliamentary Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria

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

This submission emphasises the importance of considering both the gendered drivers of homelessness, and the specific needs of women experiencing homelessness, in any prevention and response efforts.

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Power to Prevent: Australian Government must act on sexual harassment report recommendations

Power to Prevent Coalition |Published: 05 March 2020
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5 March 2020

The Power to Prevent Coalition, representing over 100 organisations in the legal, health, community, family violence, business and union sectors, strongly supports the recommendations of the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s report into sexual harassment at work. We call on the Australian Government to take this crucial opportunity to join with civil society to make the changes needed to make Australian workplaces safer, healthier and more respectful for all.

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Forum Proceedings: Think Again: Why Sex and Gender (Still) Matter in Women's Health

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 March 2020
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3 March 2020

This interactive symposium explores why sex and gender matter more than ever to effective action on key women’s health issues, with a focus on mental health and substance use.

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Course in Gender Equity: Accredited Course

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 20 December 2019
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3 March 2020

The Course in Gender Equity is Australia’s first accredited gender equity training program. The course will equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and solutions to engage in gender equity work and identify and address gender equality issues in the workplace. 

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Online courses in gender equity: Microcredentials

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 20 December 2019
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3 March 2020

The Gender Equity Microcredentials are online credentials that have been developed by industry for industry, ensuring their relevance to the professional development needs of the emerging workforce contributing to gender equality in the workplace.

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Short courses in gender equity: Pathway Course

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 20 December 2019
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3 March 2020

Two short courses are available for people who are interested in learning about gender equity, the emerging roles in gender equity work, and how the Australian workplace is changing. These courses offer a pathway into employment or further study and have been developed for the Learn Local training provider to deliver.

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Power to prevent: urgent actions needed to stop sexual harassment at work: Joint statement 2020

|Published: 06 February 2020
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6 February 2020

A group of more than 100 diverse organisations, unions, researchers, peak bodies, health professionals and lawyers are calling for State, Territory and Federal Governments to take urgent and coordinated action to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.

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Submission on Religious Discrimination Bill Second Exposure Draft

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 February 2020
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3 February 2020

This submission outlines the reasons WHV opposes the Religious Discrimination Bill.

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Submission to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health: Draft report

Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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23 January 2020

Overall WHV supports the areas for reform outlined in the draft report. However, all reform areas need to integrate a sex- and gender-based analysis to ensure mental health services and prevention efforts address the sex-based and gendered determinants of mental health specific to women and girls.

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Forum Proceedings: Access and Equity II: Inclusive and culturally diverse SRH services in Victoria

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 14 January 2020
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14 January 2020

This forum sought to identify ways to build and develop services to better meet the needs of people from communities traditionally underserved by sexual and reproductive health services.