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Submission on Religious Discrimination Bill Second Exposure Draft cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 03 February 2020
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3 February 2020

This submission outlines the reasons WHV opposes the Religious Discrimination Bill.

Submission on Draft report of the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published:
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23 January 2020

Overall WHV supports the areas for reform outlined in the draft report. However, all reform areas need to integrate a sex- and gender-based analysis to ensure mental health services and prevention efforts address the sex-based and gendered determinants of mental health specific to women and girls.

Submission to Inquiry Into Gender Responsive Budgeting cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 29 November 2019
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29 November 2019

This submission draws on WHV's specialist expertise in gender equity and women's health to demonstrate the importance of a comprehensive approach to Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in achieving gender equality.

Australian Association of National Advertisers Code of ethics review submission cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 18 October 2019
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18 October 2019

WHV's submission, endorsed by multiple agencies, makes 26 recommendations regarding the content of the code of ethics and related practice notes.

Submission to Religious Discrimination Bill Exposure Draft cover image
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.

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 Public health and wellbeing plan 2019-2023 thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published: 19 June 2019
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19 June 2019

WHV's submission to the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services responds to the ‘Areas for discussion’ questions in the consultation paper.

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.

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

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.