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9 May 2019

How do the major parties sit in relation to gender equity, women’s sexual and reproductive health and the prevention of violence against women?

With the federal election around the corner, Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) has completed a 2019 federal election tracker to see where the Labor, Liberal and Greens parties’ sit in …

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18 April 2019

Gender Equity Victoria welcomes the proposed National Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy

Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) celebrates the Australia Labor Party’s (ALP) announcement this week that if elected, they will develop and implement a national strategy for sexual and reproductive health. …

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International Women’s Day: Make every day a day to advance gender equity.

Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC), the Victorian peak body for gender equity, women’s health and prevention of violence against women, is proudly celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) and calling for …

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Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) Welcomes New Board

Victoria’s first ever peak body for gender equity, women’s health and the prevention of violence against women has successfully elected a new Board of Governance to drive the strategic direction …

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Long-term funding for prevention will see change in family violence

Developing a systemic approach to family violence is undoubtedly a difficult task and Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) welcomes the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor’s report, released earlier this week. …

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Long-term commitment to prevention will change attitudes

The findings of the latest National Community Attitudes towards Violence against Women Survey (NCAS) have been released. Led by Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS), the survey shows …

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GEN VIC calls for long-term investment in gender equity and the prevention of violence against women

Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) congratulates the Victorian Labor party on the 2018 election win. The success of the Andrew’s Government is a reflection of its commitment to a fair …

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15 April 2019

Support for gender equity this election

Gender Equity Victoria’s (GEN VIC) 100-day campaign #VicVotesEquity began on the 15th of August and runs through until election day. The campaign calls for candidates across all Victorian political parties …

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15 August 2018

Priorities for Victorian Government Action 2018-2021

One-hundred days out of the Victorian election, Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) has launched its election advocacy campaign. The campaign, dubbed #vicvotesequity has four key priorities: to advance gender equity, …

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1 June 2018

A new approach to preventing online harassment of women

With funding from the Victorian Government announced today, Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) is leading a new initiative to combat sexism and harassment of women online. Almost half of all …

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