ERA National Plan on Gender Equality – Feminist Foreign Policy and Official Development Assistance

Equality Rights Alliance Women’s Health 2019

Gender inequality persists in every country and shapes opportunities and outcomes for women, men and people of all gender identities. Gender is a crucial factor in shaping the economies, governance and stability of nations around the world (Ban Ki-Moon, 2014), and as such is critical to Australia’s national interests. Further, considering how gender intersects with other factors such as age, disability, rural/urban location and socio-cultural background is essential to understanding the broader factors shaping economic, social and political development.

ERA National Plan on Gender Equality – Education and Training

Equality Rights Alliance Women’s Health 2019

Although Australia was once a leader internationally in gendered education policy, there are no current overarching national policies that focus on gender in education in Australia. Policies have become selective, such as the current focus on STEM, without deeper consideration of longer-term implications. The lack of interest in education policies for women and girls impacts not only on policy per se but also impacts negatively on research, including research funding.

ERA National Plan on Gender Equality – Economic Wellbeing

Equality Rights Alliance Women’s Health 2019

This is a position paper recognising, valuing and redistributing unpaid work

Women’s Health Victoria submission to Australian Association for Advertiser Code of Ethics

Women’s Health Victoria 2019

This is a position paper submission on the Australian Association for Advertisers Code of Ethics

https://whv.org.au/resources/whv-publications/submission-australian-association-national-advertisers-code-ethics-review

Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Key Priorities 2017-2020

Publisher: Victorian Government 2017

Status – CURRENT

This document, the first Australian sexual and reproductive health strategy, outlines the right to healthy and respectful relationships, inclusive, safe and appropriate services, access to accurate information, and effective and affordable methods of family planning and fertility regulation.

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Nurses are essential in health and aged care reform -A White Paper by ACN 2016

Publisher: Australian College of Nursing 2016

Status – CURRENT

The position paper covers information regarding health care workforce including future issues where nurses need to have a voice in healthcare reform at all levels.

Keywords: policy, reform, healthcare, nursing.

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Investing in Women’s Futures – South Australia’s Women’s Economic Blueprint

Publisher: Government of South Australia Office for Women, 2016

Status – CURRENT

Building on previously developed policy, Achieving Women’s Equality in 2015, the Investing in Women’s Futures, among other things, focuses on gender pay gaps and financial literacy.

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Women’s Health 2014 : AMA Position Statement

Publisher: Australian Medical Association, 2014

Status – CURRENT

This position statement outlines the Australian Medical Association’s position on women’s health. It incorporates guiding principles that include a social model of health and recognises the gender inequities that women face. It outlines their position on prevention and health promotion; across women’s life span; from issue specific e.g. mental health and violence against women and for specific groups of women.

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