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Promoting gender equality for improved health and wellbeing – VicHealth Position Statement

May 2017 The Gender Equality and Health Position Statement outlines VicHealth’s commitment to addressing inequalities between men and women, so that all Victorians can realise their full potential for health and wellbeing regardless of gender.

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Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Plan International Australia and Our Watch October 2016 The Plan International Australia and Our Watch survey on young women’s experiences of inequality was conducted by IPSOS Australia with 600 girls and young women aged 15-19 between December 2015 and February … Continue reading

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Start a Conversation – online resource

2016 Australian Government – a joint Australian, state and territory initiative This online resource provides  parents, family members, teachers, coaches, community leaders and employers with tools to support conversations with young people about respectful relationships and respect for women. Resources … Continue reading

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Shared understandings: Women’s Health West’s guide to health promotion and gender equity

Women’s Health West, 2014 This guide to gender equity and health promotion provides clear and consistent language in key definitions, conceptual frameworks and supporting data relating to gender equity, upstream health promotion and the social determinants of health. Its purpose … Continue reading

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Gender, Age and the Perceived Causes, Nature and Extent of Domestic and Dating Violence in Australian Society

Cale, J. and Breckenridge, J. (2015) Gender, Age and the Perceived Causes, Nature and Extent of Domestic and Dating Violence in Australian Society, Gendered Violence Research Network, UNSW Australia. This study examined the perceptions and attitudes of young Australian adults … Continue reading

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She Speaks Report 2014

YMCA Australia, 2014 The She Speaks survey of 1600 young women, ages 15-30 in Australia is the largest survey of its kind “collecting information from young women about their attitudes, perceptions and experiences of leadership”. The report from YWCA and report … Continue reading

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Groups and communities at risk of domestic violence

Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2015 The Australian Institute of Family Studies has produced this report which reviews and evaluates domestic and family violence prevention and early intervention services/projects, focusing on particularly at-risk groups and communities.    

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The Preventing Violence Against Women Lancet Series

The Lancet, 21 November 2014 In November 2014, The Lancet published a series of papers on violence against women and how to prevent it. The series included papers on a variety of key topics, including: Prevention of violence against women and girls … Continue reading

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Australians’ attitudes to violence against women

http://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/Publications/Freedom-from-violence/2013-National-Community-Attitudes-towards-Violence-Against-Women-Survey.aspx – VicHealth, 2014 The findings from the 2013 National Community Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women Survey (NCAS) tell us that we have been able to challenge a culture that allows violence against women to occur. There have been sustained … Continue reading

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The Global Gender Gap Report 2013

The Global Gender Gap Index measures the relative gaps between women and men, across a large set of countries and across the four key areas of health, education, economy and politics. In 2012 Australia was ranked 25th, in 2013 Australia … Continue reading

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