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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.

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Bridge of Support: evaluation of an acute care peer support model for women with breast or a gynaecological cancer

Pitcher M, Jorgensen S, Matar L, Vogan D, Holland K, McRae F, et al. |Published: 31 May 2021
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30 May 2021

This research evaluated 'Bridge of Support', a hospital-based peer support program for women diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer. 'Bridge of Support' is delivered by Counterpart, a service of Women's Healtth Victoria.

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Access to trusted service guaranteed as 1800 My Options celebrates 3rd anniversary and 13,000 calls

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 19 March 2021
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19 March 2021

The Victorian Government today announced $1.67 million in funding for 1800 My Options to enable this essential statewide women's sexual and reproductive health service to continue for a further four years.

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Snapshot of Australian women's mental health

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 15 March 2021
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15 March 2021

This snapshot provides an overview of key data on Australian women’s mental health, highlighting gendered discrepancies in mental health outcomes.

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Putting women in the picture: Alliance urges gender focus in implementation of historic mental health reforms

Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 03 March 2021
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3 March 2021

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance today welcomed the final report of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, but expressed disappointment that it did not address the specific needs of women and girls.

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1800 My Options evaluation: summary report

Gilbert K, Boudville A, Keenan C |Published: 01 March 2021
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1 March 2021

Independent evaluation of the service demonstrates that 1800 My Options increases timely access to essential sexual and reproductive health services, reduces stigma around abortion and contraception, and services diverse communities across Victoria.

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Submission to the Department of Health consultation on the recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s Report on Mental Health

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

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance welcomes the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry Report on Mental Health and the opportunity to comment on the implementation of the final recommendations within this report.

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Delivering optimal sexual and reproductive health outcomes for Victorian women: priorities for the next women's sexual and reproductive health plan 2021-2025

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 11 January 2021
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11 January 2021

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) undertook a consultation with the Victorian sexual and reproductive health sector around the impacts of the Victorian Government's Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health: Key Priorities 2017-2020, as well as priorities and challenges for future women’s sexual and reproductive health access and service provision.