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Womens Mental Health Alliance statement image
Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 27 November 2019
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27 November 2019

A new alliance of women’s health organisations, consumer bodies, community services, human rights bodies, clinicians and researchers has been convened in the context of the Victorian Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. There is an urgent need for an increased focus on the mental health of women and girls.

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.

Spotlight on trauma-informed practice and women cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 20 November 2019
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20 November 2019

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of trauma informed practice and women.

Picture of front page of the Spotlight on alcohol and women's health
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 July 2019
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24 July 2019

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of alcohol and women's health.

Submission to Royal Commission Into Victoria's Mental Health System thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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8 July 2019

WHV's submission focuses on the need for an intersectional gender-sensitive approach to be applied to all areas of mental health policy, health promotion and service provision.

Submission to Inquiry into the social and economic benefits of improving mental health - cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 05 April 2019
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9 April 2019

This submission argues the need to apply an intersectional gender lens to mental health reform – from prevention and early intervention through to treatment and recovery, including investing in (new and existing) intersectional gender equity strategies to support the primary prevention of mental ill-health.

Spotlight on anxiety and women's health thumbnail image.
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 01 April 2019
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1 April 2019

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of anxiety and women's health.

Terms of reference for the Victorian Royal Commission Into Mental Health submission front page
Women's Health Victoria |Published: January 2019
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25 January 2019

Women's Health Victoria provides feedback on the proposed TOR, and discusses the incorporation of women's experiences and needs into the Royal Commission processes. 

Spotlight on cosmetic surgery and women's health cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: December 2018
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20 December 2018

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of cosmetic surgery and women's health.

Great expectations issues paper front cover
Anderson R, Webster A, Barr M |Published: November 2018
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20 November 2018

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of: gendered expectations about birth and early motherhood; how these expectations impact mothers’ health and wellbeing; and the way in which these expectations and experiences both stem from and reinforce gender inequality.