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3 May 2022

State Budget 22/23 – Welcome steps forward for recovery and resilience

The Victorian State Budget, the first with a dedicated Gender Responsive Budget Unit and an operational Gender Equality Act 2020, has delivered promising steps towards a gender equal recovery from …

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30 March 2022

Women’s Health in the Federal Budget – not enough support for Victorian women

Women’s Health Services were pleased to see last night’s Federal Budget recognise the need for specific sustained support to address the crisis in women’s health, however this is not enough …

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23 March 2022

GEN VIC welcomes PAEC’s Gender Responsive Budgeting recommendations.

Gender Equity Victoria strongly supports the recommendations from the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee’s Inquiry into Gender Responsive Budgeting. Gender Equity Victoria welcomes the strengthening of Gender Responsive Budgeting within …

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1 December 2021

GEN VIC’s welcomes the AHRC’s Set the Standard: Report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces

Yesterday the Australian Human Rights Commission released its report Set the Standard: Report on the Independent Review into Commonwealth Parliamentary Workplaces. GEN VIC accepts and welcomes the report and calls …

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6 October 2021

Left Behind: Migrant and Refugee Women’s Experiences of COVID-19 Report

In a joint project by Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health, Gender Equity Victoria, and Women’s Health Services, the Workforce of Multilingual Health Educators (WOMHEn) project is pleased to release Left …

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11 August 2021

GEN VIC releases report “This conversation is not over”: Women’s Mental Health during COVID-19

At today’s Defining Equity: Gender Equity Practice and Exchange Conference, GEN VIC will launch its report “This conversation is not over” Women’s Mental Health During COVID-19. In partnership with all …

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10 August 2021

#DefiningEquity2021 Conference (10-11 August) to launch Safeguarding Women in Politics & COVID19 Mental Health Reports

Gender equity advocates at a local, state, national and global level will come together online today for #DefiningEquity, a conference exploring the big issues in gender equality with a focus …

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20 May 2021

State budget shows promise in the march towards a Gender Equal Recovery

After the March4Justice placed women and gender equality in the spotlight, we are pleased to see the Victorian government increase its investment in gender equality, listening to the millions of …

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19 May 2021

Towards a Gender Equal Recovery: Jobs for Migrant and Refugee Women

A consortia of 12 Women’s Health Services and Gender Equity Victoria (GEN VIC) have employed 50 migrant and refugee women to form a rapid response workforce to train women to …

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10 May 2021

Women’s Health Services call for urgent funding in pandemic

The Women’s Health Service Council, an advisory council of CEO’s from 12 Women’s Health Services across metropolitan and regional Victoria are urging the State Government to support their bid for …

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