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Women's Health Victoria |Published: January 2017
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24 January 2017

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.

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.

Take A Stand Program brochure
Women's Health Victoria |Published: April 2018
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23 April 2018

This brochure provides a brief introduction to Women’s Health Victoria’s Take a Stand program for workplace primary prevention of violence against women.

Counterpart year in review 2016-2017
Counterpart |Published: October 2017
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30 October 2017

This review includes stories from some of the women who contribute to the service — volunteers, women who use the service and health professionals.

Women's Health Victoria annual report 2016-2017
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2017
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30 October 2017

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2016 to June 2017.

Young women's health and wellbeing Fact Sheet
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2017
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10 October 2017

This fact sheet summarises the key points relating to young women and physical health, sexual and reproductive health, body images, relationships, mental health and social inclusion.

Women and food Fact Sheet
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2017
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4 September 2017

A summary of facts relating to women and food and recommendations made by Women's Health Victoria.

Valuing sport and recreation submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: March 2017
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9 March 2017

Sport and increased physical activity has potential to make a huge difference in the lives and wellbeing of women and girls in Victoria.

Setting the agenda for gender equity submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: August 2017
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21 August 2017

Women’s Health Victoria’s submission provides a high level summary of key issues, strategies, initiatives and organisations intended to inform Labor’s future commitments to addressing gender inequality from the national level.

Cancer and women Clearinghouse Connector thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published: April 2017
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1 April 2017

This Connector contains a selection of freely available resources focusing on women with cancer. 

Young women's health: our vision for the future
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2017
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11 October 2017

This infographic summarises in pictorial form some key features relating to the future of young women's health and wellbeing.

Young women's health and wellbeing: at a glance
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2017
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11 October 2017

This infographic summarises in pictorial form key messages relating to young women's health and wellbeing.

Women and food at a glance infographic
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2017
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4 September 2017

This infographic summarises key facts in pictorial form relating to women and food and diet.

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

Spotight on older women's health and wellbeing
Women's Health Victoria |Published: December 2017
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6 December 2017

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

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 27 January 2017
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27 January 2017

Women’s Health Victoria is delighted that Marilyn Beaumont has been recognised in this year’s Australia Day Honours list with a Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division.

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Women's Health Victoria, Family Planning Victoria |Published: 7 March 2017
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7 March 2017

A significant increase in notifications of family violence and sexually transmitted infection (STI) over the past year has been captured by the Victorian Women’s Health Atlas.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 8 March 2017
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8 March 2017

This International Women’s Day the women of Victoria have something special to celebrate – the state’s first strategy for women’s sexual and reproductive health.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 31 May 2017
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31 May 2017

Women’s Health Victoria welcomed over 100 guests to launch the new name of their valued cancer support service, BreaCan. Dale Fisher, CEO of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, unveiled the new brand, Counterpart – Women supporting women with cancer to great fanfare.

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Women's Health Victoria, Plan International Australia |Published: 15 December 2017
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15 December 2017

A coalition of community groups, academics and activists has today called for the elimination of sexist advertising and more positive, diverse and realistic representations of women and girls in the media and public space.