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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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Urgent action needed to keep family violence survivors safe in hospitals

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 08 October 2021
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8 October 2021

Women’s Health Victoria, the Women’s Mental Health Alliance and mental health consumer peak the Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council have ongoing concerns about the high costs of mental health misdiagnosis to family violence survivors and the increased risk this creates to their safety.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance policy submissions

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 07 October 2021
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7 October 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance makes policy submissions to inform Victorian and national mental health reforms.

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More time to seek support: 1800 My Options expands hours

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 23 September 2021
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23 September 2021

Women in Victoria can now seek support for their sexual and reproductive health needs from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, with the 1800 My Options phone service expanding its hours from September 1, 2021.

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Submission on the Mental Health and Wellbeing Act: Update and Engagement Paper

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 06 August 2021
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6 August 2021

This submission from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responds to the Update and Engagement Paper on the new Mental Health & Wellbeing Act.

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Submission to inform the Second National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 06 August 2021
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6 August 2021

This submission largely focuses on the primary prevention of men’s violence against women in line with the focus and expertise of WHV.

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Short courses in gender equity: Pathway Course

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 05 August 2021
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5 August 2021

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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COVID-19 vaccines: safe and effective for women [Videos]

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 01 August 2021
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1 August 2021

Many women have concerns around COVID-19 vaccines and the possible impacts on their health. These five short videos take a look at some of the most common concerns women may have.

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Gender analysis of recommendations from the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 June 2021
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16 June 2021

The Alliance has undertaken a gender analysis of key recommendations of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System to inform implementation.

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Gender responsive teaching practice within tertiary education

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 16 June 2021
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16 June 2021

This Knowledge Paper discusses the importance of gender responsive teaching practice within tertiary settings, explores the existing knowledge base and practice resources, and highlights areas that need further investigation and development.

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Spotlight on pelvic pain in women

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 June 2021
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3 June 2021

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of pelvic pain in women.