Women’s Health Matters is developing and piloting a consultation model to support adults in the ACT and region to share their experiences of sexual and gender-based violence. The purpose of the consultation model is: • To create channels of communication so that people who have been subjected to sexual and gender-based violence can draw on […]
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Women’s Health Matters has released a major report aiming to make the health and wellbeing of women in the ACT visible through high quality data. In an online survey of over 1600 people, Women’s Health Matters gathered information about people’s experiences of general health and mental health, health information and health services, sexual and reproductive […]
The Senate Community Affairs References Committee handed down its Report from the Inquiry into Universal Access to Reproductive Healthcare yesterday afternoon – 25 May 2023. Women’s Health Matters (WHM) welcomes the report as a first step toward universal access to reproductive health care, including abortion care. WHM CEO Lauren Anthes called the report a roadmap […]
The Legislative Assembly Health and Wellbeing Committee released their report from the Inquiry into abortion and reproductive choice in the ACT. The report looked at the accessibility, affordability, information and legal protections for women and people with uteruses seeking abortion. Lauren Anthes, CEO of Women’s Health Matters, says the report has helped identify barriers other […]
Women’s Health Matters (WHM) has launched their Step Up! campaign to prevent harassment of women in public spaces. The campaign will commence with a soft launch on Monday 6 March with the campaign to roll out in full by April 2023 in the Canberra City Centre. Step Up! encourages everyone to step up and take […]
The theme for World Cancer Day this year is uniting our voices and taking action. “We will join with like-minded people because we know that we are stronger when we are united. We will celebrate real-world progress in its many forms and allow that momentum to fuel our fight for fairness. We’ll do more than […]
Seeking local women to share their experiences of sexual and reproductive health. Women’s Health Matters (WHM) has released a new online survey of women’s health. WHM needs more people to complete the survey to make women’s health needs more visible in the ACT. The survey explores what women have to say about sexual and reproductive […]