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Logo of the brand shEqual. In the word 'shequal' is in a dark teal colour but the crosses of the capital 'E' in the middle is gold- like an equal sign
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 November 2020
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24 November 2020

shEqual – an Australian first initiative to realise equality in advertising – launched Monday 23 November 2020 with the support of industry and government leaders.

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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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|Published: Victorian gender equity and women's organisations
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2 April 2020

50 organisations committed to gender equity and women across Victoria have made a joint statement calling for State and Federal Governments to recognise the gendered impacts of COVID-19.

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Power to Prevent Coalition |Published: 05 March 2020
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5 March 2020

The Power to Prevent Coalition, representing over 100 organisations in the legal, health, community, family violence, business and union sectors, strongly supports the recommendations of the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s report into sexual harassment at work. We call on the Australian Government to take this crucial opportunity to join with civil society to make the changes needed to make Australian workplaces safer, healthier and more respectful for all.

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|Published: 06 February 2020
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6 February 2020

A group of more than 100 diverse organisations, unions, researchers, peak bodies, health professionals and lawyers are calling for State, Territory and Federal Governments to take urgent and coordinated action to prevent and respond to sexual harassment in Australian workplaces.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 November 2019
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28 November 2019

This toolkit informs consumers about how ads are regulated in Australia, the rules advertisers are supposed to follow, and how to make a complaint.

Image: New alliance calls for urgent action on the mental health of women and girls
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 November 2019
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27 November 2019

A new Women’s Mental Health Alliance has been established to advocate for a stronger focus on the mental health of women and girls.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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7 November 2019

’WHV’s Champions for Women’, announced on 28 October 2019, recognise women who have been at the forefront of women’s health, gender equality and sexual and reproductive rights.

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RMIT University, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 29 October 2019
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29 October 2019
People are sick of sexist ads and the harm they cause but feel powerless to change them, according to new research released today by RMIT University and Women's Health Victoria.
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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 7 August 2019
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7 August 2019

The Chair of Women's Health Victoria announced today the appointment of Dianne Hill as the new Chief Executive Officer.