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Women's Health Victoria |Published: July 2016
| Posted:
2 July 2016

Safe access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s health, equality and wellbeing. Access to medical abortion is associated with numerous potential benefits for women, including greater choice, as well as lower costs. However, in Victoria ongoing barriers to accessing medical abortion include high costs, the multiple appointments required, and a lack of services in rural and regional areas. In 2016 Women’s Health Victoria in partnership with Family Planning Victoria and the Royal Women’s Hospital held two forums relating to access to medical abortion in Victoria.

Infant Viablity Bill 2015 fact sheet
Women's Health Victoria |Published: May 2016
| Posted:
6 May 2016

The Infant Viability Bill was tabled in the Victorian Parliament in 2015. This fact sheet addresses concerns relating to abortion after 24 weeks.

Abortion after 24 weeks
Women's Health Victoria |Published: May 2016
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6 May 2016

This fact sheet sets out questions and answers relating to abortion after 24 weeks in Victoria.

BreaCan year in review 2015-2016
BreaCan |Published: October 2016
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24 October 2016

This review celebrates the highlights and achievements of the last financial year.

Women's Health Victoria annual report 2015-2016
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2016
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24 October 2016

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2015 to June 2016.

Women and oral health Fact Sheet
Women's Health Victoria |Published: July 2016
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26 July 2016

This fact sheet provides an overview of women's oral health, it's relationship with other health conditions and recommendations for improving women's oral health.

Women and oral health Issues Paper
Begnell P, Anderson R, O'Halloran A. |Published: July 2016
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26 July 2016

Oral health is necessary for good quality of life and encompasses more than just having healthy teeth.

Victorian gender equality strategy submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: March 2016
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21 March 2016

Women’s Health Victoria’s submission provides a strong, evidence-based foundation for an effective and meaningful gender equality strategy for Victoria.

Senate Inquiry into domestic violence and gender inequality submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: April 2016
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4 April 2016

Women’s Health Victoria’s submission focuses on the role of the Commonwealth Government and opportunities for national reform in relation to domestic violence and gender inequality.

Clearinghouse Connector on cardiovascular disease (CVFD) and women
Women's Health Victoria |Published: February 2016
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1 February 2016

CVD is the leading cause of premature death in Australian women and this Connector provides a range of freely available resources relating to CVD and women.

Clearinghouse Connector on representation of women in advertising
Women's Health Victoria |Published: March 2016
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1 March 2016

This Clearinghouse Connector presents a selection of freely-available current research on the impact of advertising on women’s health and wellbeing.

Clearinghouse Connector on medical abortion
Women's Health Victoria |Published: April 2016
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1 April 2016

Safe access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s health, agency and wellbeing. This Connector focuses on the introduction of medical abortion in Australia and provides details of free resources.

Clearinghouse Connector on online gendered harassment
Women's Health Victoria |Published: May 2016
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1 May 2016

This Clearinghouse Connector explores gendered online harassment on social media platforms and includes local and international advocacy and policy work by governments as well as women themselves. It features free up to date resources.

Clearinghouse Connector on Women in clinical trials
Women's Health Victoria |Published: June 2016
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1 June 2016

This Clearinghouse Connector provides details of up to date free resources focusing on women in clinical trials.

Clearinghouse Connector on Obesity and women
Women's Health Victoria |Published: July 2016
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1 July 2016

Over half of Australian adult women (56.3%) are overweight or obese, compared with 70.8% of men. This Clearinghouse Connector features free up-to-date resources on women and obesity.

Women and pain Clearinghouse Connector thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2016
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1 September 2016

A number of biological and psychosocial factors contribute to women’s different experience of pain. This Clearinghouse Connector features a number of free resources focussing on women and pain.

Young womens health Clearinghouse Connector thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2016
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1 November 2016

This Connector contains a selection of freely available resources focusing on young women's health. 

Women's heart health
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2016
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5 September 2016

This infographic summarises the key messages from the Clearinghouse Connector on Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and women in pictorial form.

Women and pain
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2016
| Posted:
9 September 2016

This infographic summarises the key messages from the Clearinghouse Connector on Women and pain in pictorial form.

Women's oral health
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2016
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6 September 2016

This infographic summarises the key messages from the Issues Paper on Women and oral health in pictorial form.