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Women's Health Victoria and Women's Health in the North |Published: 30 October 2020
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30 October 2020

In August 2020, Women’s Health in the North and Women’s Health Victoria presented a two-part webinar series, Addressing reproductive coercion: Access and Equity III. These webinars explored the issue of reproductive coercion and the intersection of sexual and reproductive health and violence against women.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 June 2020
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15 June 2020

1800 My Options - Victoria’s pro-choice, free and confidential phone line for sexual and reproductive health - today received its 10,000th call since launching in March 2018. 

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 14 January 2020
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14 January 2020

This forum sought to identify ways to build and develop services to better meet the needs of people from communities traditionally underserved by sexual and reproductive health services.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 02 October 2019
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2 October 2019

WHV asserts that the exposure draft of the Religious Discrimination Bill privileges the right to religious freedom over the rights of women and marginalised groups to be free from discrimination and to access health, employment, education and other services.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 May 2019
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29 May 2019

This forum was held on 15 May 2019 at One Roof in Melbourne. The forum was planned and delivered by Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) and brought together 100 stakeholders in women’s sexual and reproductive health (SRH) to hear from key speakers, reflect on recent achievements, and identify shared priorities going forward.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 10 April 2019
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10 April 2019

Women’s Health Victoria celebrates the High Court’s decision to uphold safe access zones laws in place in Victoria and Tasmania.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 6 March 2019
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6 March 2019

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is thrilled by the announcement that Labor will deliver Australia’s first ever National Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy if elected.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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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.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: March 2017
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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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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.