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The health and social costs of women sleeping rough in Australia’s cities

Publisher: Centre for Social Impact University of WA Status – CURRENT The first detailed picture using non-administrative data of the physical and mental health outcomes and broader life experiences of women sleeping rough in Australia. Women sleeping rough experience elevated rates of physical and mental health conditions, substance abuse issues, domestic violence and interactions with the […]

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Cancer Screening Resources Hub

Publisher Cancer Council Victoria 2017 Status – CURRENT Tools and resources to increase breast, bowel and cervical screening in Victorian under-screened communities. cancer screening, under screened, never screened, bowel, breast, cervical, HPV vaccine, Victoria, cancer, cancer council Victoria, CALD, Disability, Indigenous, LGBTI, FOBT, Mammogram, Pap test

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Teenage Mothers in Australia 2015

Publisher: AIHW 2015 Status – CURRENT Teenage mothers in Australia: This report presents key statistics and trends for teenage mothers and their babies in Australia. Teenage mothers and their babies are more likely to experience broader disadvantage, have antenatal risk factors and have poorer maternal and baby outcomes during and after birth, than older mothers and […]

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The Association between Emergency Department Resources and Diagnosis of Intimate Partner Violence

Publisher: Eur J Emerg Med. 2012 Apr; 19(2): 83–88. Status – CURRENT Identifying intimate partner violence in Emergency Departments and hospitals

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Good progress but more to do: teenage pregnancy and young parents

Publisher: LGA Westminster May 30 2018 Status – CURRENT Evidence shows that high quality relationships and sex education (RSE), welcoming health services (in the right place, open at the right time) and friendly non-judgmental staff, help young people to delay sex until they are ready and to use contraception effectively.

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Family Domestic and Sexual Violence Australia

Publisher: AIHW 2018 Status – CURRENT Family, domestic and sexual violence is a major health and welfare issue. it occurs across all ages, socioeconomic and demographic groups but mainly affects women and children. indigenous women, young women and pregnant women are particularly at risk

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CEDA How unequal -insights on inequality

Publisher: CEDA 2018 Status – CURRENT CEDA released a report in April 2018 which examines key ideas and concepts of inequality, including inequality of opportunity and the future of inequality. Framing AWHN’s work/social model of health

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From Girls to Men

Publisher: 50/50 by 2030 Foundation Status – CURRENT Social attitudes to gender equality in Australia

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A toolkit for Gender Advocacy

Publisher: University of Canberra September 2018 Status – CURRENT The Toolkit provides practical advice and information about how to advocate for women.

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The projected timeframe until cervical cancer elimination in Australia

Publisher: Elsevier October 2018 Status – CURRENT In 2007, Australia was one of the first countries to introduce a national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme, and it has since achieved high vaccination coverage across both sexes. In December, 2017, organised cervical screening in Australia transitioned from cytology-based screening every 2 years for women aged from 18–20 […]

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