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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.

Great expectations issues paper front cover

Great expectations: how gendered expectations shape early mothering experiences

Anderson R, Webster A, Barr M |Published: November 2018
| Posted:
20 November 2018

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of: gendered expectations about birth and early motherhood; how these expectations impact mothers’ health and wellbeing; and the way in which these expectations and experiences both stem from and reinforce gender inequality.

Labia Library knowledge paper front cover

I never realised they were so different: understanding the impact of the Labia Library

James A, Webster A |Published: November 2018
| Posted:
14 November 2018

This paper explores the effectiveness of the Labia Library website in improving women’s health literacy, based on almost 3,000 free text user survey responses.

Gender equity training to shape the workforce of the future media release thumbnail

Gender equity training to shape the workforce of the future

Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2018
| Posted:
12 November 2018

Women’s Health Victoria is proud to be the lead organisation in a consortium of industry and training providers who have come together to develop and pilot accredited training in gender equity.

Establishing a National women's health strategy 2020 to 2030 submission front page

Submission on Establishing a National women's health strategy for 2020 to 2030

Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2018
| Posted:
2 November 2018

This submission, in the form of an online survey Q and A, contains WHV responses on the proposed National women's health strategy structure, priority areas, and research partnerships and progress. 

Counterpart year in review 2017 - 2018

Counterpart Year in Review 2017 - 2018

Counterpart |Published: October 2018
| Posted:
29 October 2018

In 2017–18, Counterpart expanded its reach to more women affected by breast or a gynaecological cancer across Victoria.

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Women's Health Atlas shows where action is needed on gender equity

Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2018
| Posted:
29 October 2018

There is perhaps no more powerful tool in the movement for gender equality than data.

Women's Health Victoria annual report 2017 - 2018

Women's Health Victoria Annual Report 2017 - 2018

Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2018
| Posted:
29 October 2018

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2017 to June 2018.

Victorian Gender Equity Bill submission

Submission on the Victorian Gender Equity Bill

Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
| Posted:
27 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria have identified opportunities to strengthen some aspects of the legislation. In particular, opportunities to refine some of the principles and processes specified in the Bill to ensure that the Gender Equality Bill achieves its objectives. 

Spotlight on incarceration and women's health

Spotlight on incarceration and women's health

Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
| Posted:
27 September 2018

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of incarceration and women's health.

Submission on Termination Of Pregnancy Bill Queensland front cover

Submission on Termination of Pregnancy Bill Queensland

Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
| Posted:
5 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria strongly supports the current Bill which seeks to decriminalise and regulate abortion provision in Queensland and provides for the establishment of safe access zones. Safe and legal access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s broader health and wellbeing.