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Establishing a National women's health strategy 2020 to 2030 submission front page
Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2018
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2 November 2018

This submission, in the form of an online survey Q and A, contains WHV responses on the proposed National women's health strategy structure, priority areas, and research partnerships and progress. 

Submission on Termination Of Pregnancy Bill Queensland front cover
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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5 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria strongly supports the current Bill which seeks to decriminalise and regulate abortion provision in Queensland and provides for the establishment of safe access zones. Safe and legal access to abortion is good public health practice and plays an important role in supporting women’s broader health and wellbeing.

Gender equity training to shape the workforce of the future media release thumbnail
Women's Health Victoria |Published: November 2018
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12 November 2018

Women’s Health Victoria is proud to be the lead organisation in a consortium of industry and training providers who have come together to develop and pilot accredited training in gender equity.

Labia Library knowledge paper front cover
James A, Webster A |Published: November 2018
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14 November 2018

This paper explores the effectiveness of the Labia Library website in improving women’s health literacy, based on almost 3,000 free text user survey responses.

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.

Great expectations issues paper front cover
Anderson R, Webster A, Barr M |Published: November 2018
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20 November 2018

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of: gendered expectations about birth and early motherhood; how these expectations impact mothers’ health and wellbeing; and the way in which these expectations and experiences both stem from and reinforce gender inequality.

Spotlight on cosmetic surgery and women's health cover image
Women's Health Victoria |Published: December 2018
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20 December 2018

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of cosmetic surgery 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.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2018
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29 October 2018

There is perhaps no more powerful tool in the movement for gender equality than data.

Women's Health Victoria strategic plan 2018 - 2023
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2018
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29 October 2018

Outlines Women's Health Victoria's strategic priorities for the period 2018 - 2023.

Counterpart year in review 2017 - 2018
Counterpart |Published: October 2018
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29 October 2018

In 2017–18, Counterpart expanded its reach to more women affected by breast or a gynaecological cancer across Victoria.

Women's Health Victoria annual report 2017 - 2018
Women's Health Victoria |Published: October 2018
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29 October 2018

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2017 to June 2018.

Victorian Gender Equity Bill submission
Women's Health Victoria |Published: September 2018
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27 September 2018

Women’s Health Victoria have identified opportunities to strengthen some aspects of the legislation. In particular, opportunities to refine some of the principles and processes specified in the Bill to ensure that the Gender Equality Bill achieves its objectives. 

Obesity epidemic in Australia submission
White C, Jovanovski N. |Published: August 2018
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10 August 2018

This submission on obesity in Australia includes contributions and endorsement from Women's Health Victoria and Health at Every Size Australia. 

Addressing reproductive coercion submission Round 2
Women's Health Victoria |Published: August 2018
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17 August 2018

This submission provides Women’s Health Victoria’s feedback on Hidden Forces, Marie Stopes Australia’s draft white paper on reproductive coercion.

Spotlight on women and unpaid care
Women's Health Victoria |Published: June 2018
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10 July 2018

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of women and unpaid care.

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: 20 April 2018
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20 April 2018

For the last 15 years, Rhonda has been turning her experience of breast cancer into something positive. She is one of the generous women who volunteer at Counterpart to provide peer support to women diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer.

Spotlight on women and self harm
Women's Health Victoria |Published: March 2018
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28 February 2018

This Spotlight features a list of up-to-date and freely available research and resources on the topic of women and self-harm.

Working with workplaces: challenges and opportunities for workplace violence prevention and bystander programs
McKenzie M, Varley C, Barr M. |Published: May 2018
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31 May 2018

This paper explores some of the challenges and opportunities in workplace-based programs for the primary prevention of violence against women – including bystander programs – based on findings from program evaluation.