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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.

Setting the agenda for gender equity submission

Setting the agenda for gender equity

Women's Health Victoria |Published: August 2017
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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.


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.


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.


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.


WHV congratulates Marilyn Beaumont: awarded an OAM

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 January 2017
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27 January 2017

Women’s Health Victoria is delighted that Marilyn Beaumont has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours list with a Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division.


Medical Abortion Forum 21 November 2016 proceedings

Women's Health Victoria |Published: January 2017
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24 January 2017

Safe access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s health, equality and wellbeing. Access to medical abortion is associated with numerous potential benefits for women, including greater choice, as well as lower costs. However, in Victoria ongoing barriers to accessing medical abortion include high costs, the multiple appointments required, and a lack of services in rural and regional areas. In 2016 Women’s Health Victoria in partnership with Family Planning Victoria and the Royal Women’s Hospital held two forums relating to access to medical abortion in Victoria.


Letter to the Editor: response to Corrine Barraclough's article

Women's Health Victoria |Published: 21 December 2016
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21 December 2016

Letter to the Editor submitted in response to the article:
Don’t blame men for domestic violence. Blame booze. Herald Sun. 21/12/16.