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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

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 …

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10 October 2019

GEN VIC Launches Second Online Active Bystander Video

Gender Equity Victoria Launches Second Online Bystander Video Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC), The Guardian, RMIT University, Domestic Violence Victoria, and Women’s Health Victoria, and Vic Health are excited to launch the second Active …

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28 August 2019

GEN VIC supports the Racial and Religious Tolerance Amendment Bill 2019

Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) is proud to support the Racial and Religious Tolerance Amendment Bill 2019 as proposed by Fiona Patten, Leader of the Reason Party earlier today. The …

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14 August 2019

Launching Victoria’s first theory of change to address inequities in women’s sexual and reproductive health

Launching Victoria’s first theory of change to address inequities in women’s sexual and reproductive health The Victorian Women’s Health Services have today released A Theory of Change in Sexual and Reproductive …

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2 August 2019

The horrendous online abuse a female sports journalist received highlights dangers of media that must change

On Saturday night, freelance journalist Dr Kate O’Halloran was subjected to an array of online abuse brought on by a single tweet she made about sexism in sport. As a …

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