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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.

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Growing up unequal: how sex and gender impact young women's health and wellbeing

Webster A, Anderson R, Barr M. |Published: October 2017
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1 October 2017

The aim of this paper is to look at young women's health and wellbeing between the ages of 10 and 20. We examine young women's experience of six interrelated priority health areas: physical health, sexual and reproductive health, body image, relationships, mental health and social inclusion.

Women and food Fact Sheet

Women and food

Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2017
| Posted:
4 September 2017

A summary of facts relating to women and food and recommendations made by Women's Health Victoria.

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Women and food at a glance

Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2017
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4 September 2017

This infographic summarises key facts in pictorial form relating to women and food and diet.

Setting the agenda for gender equity submission

Setting the agenda for gender equity

Women's Health Victoria |Published: August 2017
| Posted:
21 August 2017

Women’s Health Victoria’s submission provides a high level summary of key issues, strategies, initiatives and organisations intended to inform Labor’s future commitments to addressing gender inequality from the national level.

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Unplanned pregnancy

Women's Health Victoria |Published: June 2017
| Posted:
6 June 2017

This Connector contains a selection of freely available resources focusing on the experience of unplanned pregnancy in Australia and the resources available for women and health professionals to help navigate the decision making process.

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BreaCan is now Counterpart - Women supporting women with cancer

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 31 May 2017
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31 May 2017

Women’s Health Victoria welcomed over 100 guests to launch the new name of their valued cancer support service, BreaCan. Dale Fisher, CEO of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, unveiled the new brand, Counterpart – Women supporting women with cancer to great fanfare.

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Cancer and women

Women's Health Victoria |Published: April 2017
| Posted:
1 April 2017

This Connector contains a selection of freely available resources focusing on women with cancer. 

Valuing sport and recreation submission

Valuing sport and recreation

Women's Health Victoria |Published: March 2017
| Posted:
9 March 2017

Sport and increased physical activity has potential to make a huge difference in the lives and wellbeing of women and girls in Victoria.

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A bold step forward for women's health

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 8 March 2017
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8 March 2017

This International Women’s Day the women of Victoria have something special to celebrate – the state’s first strategy for women’s sexual and reproductive health.

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New trends emerge as Victorian Women's Atlas is expanded

Women's Health Victoria, Family Planning Victoria |Published: 7 March 2017
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7 March 2017

A significant increase in notifications of family violence and sexually transmitted infection (STI) over the past year has been captured by the Victorian Women’s Health Atlas.