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Women's Health Victoria

Women’s Health Victoria is a state-wide not-for-profit health promotion and advocacy organisation. Their mission is to improve health and reduce gender inequity for women in Victoria by influencing policies, services, systems and society.

Priority areas include:

  • sexual and reproductive health
  • mental health, including preventing violence against women
  • nutrition and physical activity
  • acting on emerging opportunities to improve women’s health
  • supporting women with cancer to live well (our BreaCan Service).

Women’s Health Victoria's information products and resources are accessible via their website whv.org.au. Publications include:

  • WHV Clearinghouse – a collection of over 13,000 print and online women’s health publications that take account of gender and reflect a social model of health
  • Women’s Health Issues Papers, Gender Impact Assessments, Clearinghouse Connectors; and Submissions
  • The Victorian Women's Health Atlas: an online gateway to health and wellbeing data, mapped by sex, at statewide, regional and local government area levels.
  • Professional training: workshops offered on gender analysis, advocacy, and preventing violence against women.

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Last reviewed: June 2016

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Women and genital cosmetic surgery: Issues Paper - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Women and food insecurity: Issues Paper - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Working Together Against Violence final project report - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Clearinghouse Connectors - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Women and violence: Issues Paper - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

Read more on Women's Health Victoria website

Victorian Women's Health Atlas

The Victorian Women’s Health Atlas has been developed by Women’s Health Victoria, in collaboration with other state-wide and regional women’s health services and Family Planning Victoria.

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What you see in magazines and pornography | Labia Library

Labia Library - What you see in magazines and pornography - Images of vulvas in magazines and pornography may be digitally altered and may not show what normal genitals really look like.

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Serving up inequality: how sex and gender impact women's relationship with food: Issues Paper - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Women and oral health: Issues Paper - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

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Women and food: Issues Paper - Women's Health Victoria

Women's Health Victoria, an independent health promotion agency working through a clearinghouse to provide health information, advocacy and capacity building

Read more on Women's Health Victoria website

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