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12 February 2020

Our Health, Our Rights, Our Lives! Women say NO to the Religious Discrimination Bill

Women’s and gender equity organisations across Victoria have joined forces today to oppose the Religious Discrimination Bill on the grounds that it risks women’s health and safety. Our Health, Our …

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10 December 2019

Back on Track: Budget equality essential to Victoria’s economic performance and wellbeing

To coincide with the first public hearings of the Victorian Parliament’s Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) inquiry today, GEN VIC and its research partner, Per Capita, have published ‘Back …

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4 December 2019

GEN VIC, MEAA and Australian Media Organisations to Develop World First Protocols to Stop Online Violence

Gender Equity Victoria and the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) have led a roundtable discussion of decision makers from major Australian media organisations to discuss the findings and recommendations of the ‘Don’t Read …

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26 November 2019

Gender Equality Bill leads the way for gender equity in Victoria

Gender Equity Victoria commends the Victorian Government for the introduction of the Gender Equality Bill that will see Victoria set a new standard for the equity and equality of women. …

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21 November 2019

Gender Equity Victoria stands against Gendered Violence: No more rape, sexual assault or homicide

Next Monday 25 November marks the first day of 16-Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, an International campaign for the Elimination of Violence against Women. GEN VIC members will …

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7 November 2019

Gender Equity Victoria pays tribute to courageous feminist advocate, Dr Beatrice Faust AO

Today we pay tribute to one of Victoria’s great feminist leaders, Dr Beatrice Faust AO, who sadly passed away yesterday. Beatrice tirelessly advocated for women’s rights and equality in government …

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1 November 2019

Getting Gender Equity investment Back on Track in the 20/21 Victorian State Budget

Gender Equity Victoria – the state’s peak body for Gender Equity, women’s health and the prevention of violence against women – has today released a budget submission to get Victoria’s …

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21 October 2019

GEN VIC and MEAA Release Australia’s First Report Targeting Online Trolling of Women Journalists

GEN VIC and MEAA have today launched Australia’s first effort aimed at addressing online abuse of women journalists, in a report identifying the responsibility of media organisations to support the …

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Gender Equity Victoria announces appointment of new Leadership

Gender Equity Victoria – the state’s peak body for gender equity, women’s health and the prevention of violence against women – announced today the appointment of Tanja Kovac as consulting …

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14 October 2019

GEN VIC to inform the new public inquiry into Gender Responsive Budgeting in Victoria

The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee has launched a new public inquiry into the way the state government budget addresses gender equality. The Committee recognises that all budgets have gender …

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