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Draft second National Plan to End Violence Against Women and Children 2022-2032 cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 25 February 2022
| Posted:
27 April 2022

This submission welcomes the important inclusion of recovery from violence in the draft National Plan 2022-2032, and notes progress in relation to prevention over the previous decade. However, overall changes during this time in relation to the gendered drivers of violence against women and children have been minimal, and persistent or increasing prevalence rates are of significant concern.

The shEqual Survey snapshot report cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 07 December 2021
| Posted:
7 December 2021

In October 2021, shEqual - WHV’s initiative championing gender equality in advertising - released a national online survey to better understand perceptions of gender equality in the advertising industry.

Survey pains a troubling picture of sexism in the ad industry media release image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 07 December 2021
| Posted:
7 December 2021

Gender inequality remains pervasive in the Australian advertising industry, according to the results of a national survey released today.

Front cover of WHV submission on the Second National Plan to End Violence Against Women. Blue and teal shapes on an orange and white background.
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 06 August 2021
| Posted:
6 August 2021

This submission largely focuses on the primary prevention of men’s violence against women in line with the focus and expertise of WHV.

Australian Government must act on sexual harassment report recommendations media release image, Australian Government must act on sexual harassment report recommendations media release image
Power to Prevent Coalition |Published: 05 March 2020
| Posted:
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.

Power to prevent Joint Statement 2020 image
|Published: 06 February 2020
| Posted:
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.

Submission to Inquiry into sexual harassment in Australian workplaces front page
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 February 2019
| Posted:
8 March 2019

This submission to the Australian Human Rights Commission national Inquiry puts forward evidence-based key principles for effectively addressing and in particular, preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.

Spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2017
| Posted:
3 October 2017

This Spotlight is on workplace sexual harassment in Australia and lists up-to-date and freely available resources for employers and employees to address it.