Category Archives: Community services

Violence against women in Australia

An overview of research and approaches to primary prevention VicHealth, April 2017 This publication presents a synopsis of the latest published research examining violence against women in Australia and its prevention. It also includes responses to violence against women and primary prevention actions. This overview focuses on: the extent of violence against women population groups … Continue reading Violence against women in Australia

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 include: a respect checklist  to become more aware of what boys and girls might be … Continue reading Start a Conversation – online resource

Women in Melbourne’s West: Sex disaggregated data and gender analysis for service and program planning

Title: Women in Melbourne’s west: Sex-disaggregated data and gender analysis for service and program planning Author: Women’s Health West Date of Publication: 2013 This report provides a regional social profile of the health and wellbeing issues for women in the western region. It includes sex-disaggregated data from a variety of sources (including the recent 2011 ABS … Continue reading Women in Melbourne’s West: Sex disaggregated data and gender analysis for service and program planning

Ten ways local government can advance gender equity

The resource package is designed to build the capacity for local governments to consider gender equity in their planning, policy and service delivery. These have been developed through a collaborative partnership of local governments, women’s health organisations as well as the Municipal Association of Victoria, VicHealth and the Office of Women’s Affairs. Local government