The Victorian women’s health sector recommends the development of a comprehensive women’s health policy and action platform for 2015–2019.
This Clearinghouse Connector contains a selection of up-to-date resources on the objectification of women that are available online in full text. The information content is drawn from research, statistics, government policy, prevailing social conditions affecting women’s health status, and clinical and therapeutic management of health matters.
This Clearinghouse Connector features a selection of recent academic research, local and international policy documents, fact sheets, position statements as well as strategy documents relating to gender inequity in health, experience of violence and access to social and economic resources.
Women’s Health Victoria strongly supports amending the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 to provide safe access zones to ensure that staff and patients can safely access premises at which abortions are provided.
Women’s Health Victoria’s submission highlights the need for a gendered approach to all aspects of healthcare and policy relating to women and HCV.
Women’s Health Victoria’s submission on the Health 2040 discussion paper on the future of healthcare in Victoria has been developed in collaboration with, and with contributions from, the other members of the Women’s Health Association of Victoria (WHAV).
Women’s Health Victoria’s submission focuses on the need for the Victorian Government to invest in a comprehensive primary prevention strategy to address the root causes of violence against women.
This Clearinghouse Connector contains a selection of up-to-date freely available resources on long acting reversible contraceptives (LARC). These are methods of contraception that require administration less than once per month, and can be removed or 'reversed', and should not affect long-term fertility.
This Clearinghouse Connector provides a list of up-to-date resources that are freely available focussing on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women's health.
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.
Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) says that anti-choice protesters do not have the right to harass or obstruct women from exercising their legal right to medical services and to privacy.
Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) calls on our political leaders to put an end to anti-choice protesters harassing and intimidating women accessing reproductive health services.
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.
Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) is one of 40 signatories to this letter which supports the current Victorian laws relating to abortion, and welcomes the government’s commitment to reject any attempt to reduce women’s access or rights.
The Minister for Health, the Hon Jill Hennessy MP, last night launched the Victorian Women’s Health Atlas at Women’s Health Victoria’s Annual General Meeting.