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Towards gender transformative change: a guide for practitioners cover  image
Varley C, Rich S. |Published: 03 December 2019
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3 December 2019

This Knowledge Paper explores the key elements of ‘gender transformative practice’ and how these can be applied by specialist practitioners and organisations working to create gender transformative change to prevent violence against women and family violence.

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.

Supporting gender equity education: a research project to inform gender equity units of competency cover image
Clemans A, Subban P, Gleeson J, Komarzynski L |Published: 27 September 2019
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6 November 2019

This report documents the evidence base, as identified by Monash University, to inform the pedagogical approach required to teach and assess the new accredited Course in Gender Equity (22521VIC). It provides a teaching framework which has informed the unit development and will be used to inform teaching practice.

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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.

Advertising inequality issues paper front cover
McKenzie M, Bugden M, Webster A, Barr M |Published: December 2018
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6 December 2018

The aim of this issues paper is to provide an overview of significant literature currently published on the nature of gender portrayals in advertising, and the impacts of these representations on women’s health and wellbeing, gender inequality and attitudes and behaviours that support violence against women.

Spotlight on incarceration and women's health
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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27 September 2018

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

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: August 2018
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1 September 2018

The Victorian Women’s Health Atlas has been developed by Women’s Health Victoria, in collaboration with other state-wide and regional women’s health services and Family Planning Victoria, as a tool to assist in the identification of gender impacts on key health areas.

Making Space for Women 5 December 2017 proceedings
Women's Health Victoria, Plan International Australia, City of Melbourne |Published: December 2017
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11 December 2017

The speakers explore the representation of women and girls in advertising and public spaces and how this perpetuates stereotypes that drive violence against women. Innovative opportunities to improve the representation and inclusion of women in Victoria are also discussed.

Clearinghouse Connector on multimedia for gender equity
Women's Health Victoria |Published: December 2015
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1 December 2015

This is a collection of high-quality multimedia resources (videos and infographics) grouped into four themes: gender equity, preventing violence against women, gender analysis and gender stereotypes.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 24 September 2015
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24 September 2015

Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) welcomes the announcement of additional Commonwealth funding to boost prevention, training and support services to help address violence against women.