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Strategic Plan 2021 – 2024

Our Strategy on a page.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Violence Against Women

Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West Frequently Asked Questions about...

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Reporting on violence against women

Reporting on violence against women fact sheet

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Outcome monitoring framework

An example of long-term word-place gender equality goals and the success measures...

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From Audit to Action

This document sets out the results of the Commission’s analysis of the state of...

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Panel of Providers – Workplace Gender Audit Workshop Resources

Tailored support from a Panel of Providers will be available to help defined...

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Gender Pay Gap Resources and Tools

The workplace gender audit requires two categories of data: workforce data and...

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2021 People Matter Survey Questions

The full list of the Victorian Public Sector Commission 2021 'People Matter...

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Gender-Based Analysis: What is it and Why?

Gender-Based Analysis Plus (GBA+) is a tool to looking at how different genders...

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Determining Direct & Significant Impact

The Gender Equality Act requires you to undertake a Gender Impact Assessment...

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Gender as material to infrastructure projects

This resource demonstrates how you can reach better outcomes by applying a gender...

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Gender Analysis Toolkit

A guide to gender analysis of local government events, information, programs,...

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Example of a Gender Impact Assessment in Action

This short video shows how a Gender Impact Assessment was undertaken;...

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Example of a Gender Impact Assessment in Action

This short clips shows you how a Gender Impact Assessment was undertaken and how...

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Why Gender Impact Assessments are Important

Explaining why Gender Impact Assessments are a key component of embedding gender...

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How gender inequality manifests in the workplace

The story of Amelia and William is fictional but is based on data. The data shows...

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The Leadership Shadow

A free and simple management model, called 'The Leadership Shadow', which will...

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Gender Equality Video Resource List

A list of short videos that can support you and your team in understanding gender...

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Responding to Curly Questions About the Act

A reference guide outlining frequently asked questions about the act and how to...

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Communicating Effectively

This guide aims to help you by providing advice to develop a communications...

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Backlash & Buy-in

This video helps organisations understand and address the range of responses they...

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Backlash & Buy-in

Responding to the challenges in achieving gender equality.

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Guidance for defined entities

Guidance materials to support defined entities to comply with the Gender Equality...

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Gender Equality + Workplaces

Did you know we can reduce violence against women in Australia by increasing...

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Strategic Plan 2017-2021 (Updated 2020 Edition)

Women’s Health & Wellbeing Barwon South West Strategic Plan 2017-2021 (Updated...

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Annual Report 2019/20

Here We Are Project

In mid-2018 Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West (WHWBSW) took up the...

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Economic Security 4 Women

A Video Snapshot on How COVID-19 has further impacted women’s economic security.

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Let’s Connect: Women’s Economic Security Through COVID19

Our regional manager Carly Dennis provides a deeper insight WHY our organisation...

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Let’s Connect: Women’s Economic Security Through COVID19

Our Communication Advisor Julia Thompson updates women across our region on what...

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Let’s Connect: Women’s Economic Security Through COVID19

CEO Emma Mahony checks back in with women a week later, thanking you for reaching...

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COVID-19 is shaping every part of our lives. Can we connect through this time?

Our CEO Emma Mahony reaches out to make a connection with our community during...

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Let’s Connect: Women’s Economic Security Through COVID19

Video 3. Keen to know about withdrawing your superannuation early during this...

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Let’s Connect: Women’s Economic Security Through COVID19

Video 2. Our CEO Emma Mahony chats with Economic Security4Women Economist In...

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Let’s Connect: Women’s Economic Security Through COVID19

Video 1: Our CEO Emma Mahony chats with Terese Edwards, Chief Executive Officer of...

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Economic Security 4 Women

A Video Snapshot about workplace flexibility and its impact on women.

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Economic Security 4 Women

ssues Paper: A Gender Lens on Economic Policy (jncluding the Budget) 2020 Policy...

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Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health: Key priorities 2017 – 2020

(State of Victoria, Department of Health and Human Services, 2017) Good...

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Victorian Womens Health Atlas

The Victorian Women’s Health Atlas has been developed by Women’s Health Victoria,...

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Preventing Mental Illness Before It Occurs: A Gendered Perspective for Local Government

Victoria has faced major public health challenges in 2020 with bushfires and...

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COVID-19 & Sexual and Reproductive Health

During disasters, barriers to accessing Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) care...

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COVID-19 & Women’s Mental Health

COVID-19 is having significant impacts on women’s mental health, and that this is...

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COVID-19 & Economic Security for Women

Disasters, such as pandemic, bushfire, drought and climate change embed...

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COVID-19 & Preventing Violence Against Women

When communities experience natural disasters – like a pandemic or bushfire -...

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COVID-19 & Gender Equity

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Victorian men, women and gender diverse...

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Working with women with disabilities

This tip sheet was developed for workers by Women with Disabilities Victoria...

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Empowered Lives

Securing change for Victorians with disability.

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Speaking publicly about preventing men’s violence against women

Speaking publicly about preventing men’s violence against women. Curly questions...

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Condom Access & Availability in the Great South Coast

Condom access & availability in the Great South Coast.

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Barwon Condom Mapping Report

Condom access & availability in the Barwon region.

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13 steps to tackle gender discrimination

This practical guide draws together some effective strategies and tools to prepare...

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Economic Security 4 Women

Issues Paper: Childcare - Affordable & Accessible The more parents of young...

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Women’s Rights Advocacy Toolkit

Womankind Worldwide has prepared this toolkit because it believes the denial of...

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A Theory of Change

A Theory of Change in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Victorian Women (2019). A...

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Free from Violence

Victoria’s strategy to prevent family violence and all forms of violence against...

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Safe and Strong

A Victorian Gender Equality Strategy (State of Victoria – Department of Premier...

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Programming Guide

Promoting gender equality in sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and...

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Change the story

A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and...

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Changing the picture

A national resource to support the prevention of violence against Aboriginal and...

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Women’s Health and Wellbeing Barwon South West acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.