Category Archives: Education

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

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 2016. Plan International and Our Watch commissioned this survey to obtain a deeper understanding of … Continue reading Everyday Sexism: Girls’ and young women’s views on gender inequality in Australia

Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report

National Union of Students February 2016 This report details the findings of the National Union of Students (NUS) Women’s Department’s Talk About It survey (2015) and reveals a range of alarming statistics about the experiences of women studying at Australian Universities.  The survey looked at accommodation, safety, student services, sexual assault, harassment and economic difficulties that … Continue reading Talk About It – NUS Women’s Department 2015 Survey Report

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