Category Archives: Local Government

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

Twenty things that men can do to challenge sexism and men’s violence against women

Read women’s writing and feminist theory. Become more aware of your male privilege and how it is manifested. Become more aware of other sources of privilege, if you are white, heterosexual and professional. Think about how your own attitudes and use of language might contribute to the problem of men’s abuse of women. Reflect on … Continue reading Twenty things that men can do to challenge sexism and men’s violence against women

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