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Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 30 October 2020
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30 October 2020

Early menopause can occur either spontaneously (often without a known cause) or as a result of medical treatment, particularly for cancers. Held on 19 October, this webinar was an opportunity to hear from clinicians with expertise in early menopause to talk about the social impact and also hear first-hand from a woman about the lived experience aspects of early menopause.

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Women's Health Victoria and Women's Health in the North |Published: 30 October 2020
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30 October 2020

In August 2020, Women’s Health in the North and Women’s Health Victoria presented a two-part webinar series, Addressing reproductive coercion: Access and Equity III. These webinars explored the issue of reproductive coercion and the intersection of sexual and reproductive health and violence against women.

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Counterpart |Published: 26 October 2020
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26 October 2020

The Year In Review celebrates the highlights and essence of the Counterpart service - women supporting women with cancer - over the last financial year.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 26 October 2020
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26 October 2020

This annual report contains a review of activities, and achievements of Women’s Health Victoria for the period July 2019 to June 2020.

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1800 My Options |Published: 04 September 2020
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4 September 2020

This compilation of sexual health articles and infographics has been put together by 1800 My Options to mark World Sexual Health Day and International Safe Abortion Day. 

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 13 October 2020
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13 October 2020

This report from the Women’s Mental Health Alliance provides an update on the impacts of COVID-19 on women’s mental health, incorporating data gathered since the publication of our first policy brief in June 2020.

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Parker D, Swindon E |Published: 01 September 2020
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23 September 2020

This paper looks at the impact of gender equity as it relates to education and how teachers can become agents for change through their practice.

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 28 August 2020
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28 August 2020

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

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The following is a list of WHV’s recent mental health-related resources and publications.

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Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 22 July 2020
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22 July 2020

This submission to the Productivity Submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), specifically talks to issues relating to ‘options to ensure government investment in VET encourages increased participation in training by all Australians and is commensurate with the outcomes and benefits derived by individuals, business, industry, the local and national economy and society more generally.’

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 July 2020
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16 July 2020

The Women’s Mental Health Alliance (the Alliance) responded to an invitation from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System to provide further evidence on gender and mental health to inform the Commissioners’ deliberations, with a focus on: gender and diagnostic types; trauma, gender and mental health; gender and safety in the mental health system; and gender and mental health promotion.

Front cover of submission to Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy Review
Gender Equality Victoria, Women in Adult and Vocational Education, Women's Health Victoria |Published: 06 July 2020
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This submission, written by Gender Equity Victoria (GENVic), Women in Adult  and Vocational Education (WAVE) and the Gender Equity Accredited Training Project (WHV), makes recommendations drawing on a wealth of evidence that supports that this is not possible until inequity in our society and economy is addressed – specifically gender equity.

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Barlow S; Women's Health Victoria; Geography Teachers' Association of Victoria |Published: 03 July 2020
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3 July 2020

These Geography classroom exercises are designed to enable teachers and students anywhere in Victoria to draw on real-world local data to investigate issues, identify spatial variations, and interpret health and gender impacts.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published:
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16 April 2020

This analysis has been prepared by the Women’s Mental Health Alliance in response to the Interim Report released by the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.

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Women's Mental Health Alliance |Published: 16 June 2020
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16 June 2020

This policy brief summarises the evidence for the impact of COVID-19 on women's mental health, and makes recommendations for government actions to better support women’s mental health during the COVID-19 response and recovery. 

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 June 2020
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15 June 2020

1800 My Options - Victoria’s pro-choice, free and confidential phone line for sexual and reproductive health - today received its 10,000th call since launching in March 2018. 

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 15 May 2020
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15 May 2020

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

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Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 4 Nov 2019
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14 May 2020

The Healthtalk Australia Early Menopause: Health Practitioners’ Perspectives online resource is based on the video and audio-recorded experiences of 16 health practitioners from a range of specialties in relation to caring for women with early menopause or POI (spontaneous or caused by medical treatment).

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Healthtalk Australia, Monash University & RMIT University in partnership with Women’s Health Victoria |Published: 04 Nov 2019
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14 May 2020

The Healthtalk Australia Early Menopause: Women’s Experiences online resource is based on the video and audio-recorded stories of 30 women from a range of backgrounds with different experiences of early menopause or POI (spontaneous or caused by medical treatment).

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Women's Health Victoria |Published: 16 March 2020
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16 March 2020

This submission emphasises the importance of considering both the gendered drivers of homelessness, and the specific needs of women experiencing homelessness, in any prevention and response efforts.