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Consent flowchart – education tool

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Planned Parenthood Toronto, [2015?] The consent flowchart has been designed to help young people understand how consent is negotiated. People follow the instructional bubbles until they reach the end. They can continue each time they choose a consent option. If they choose an option where consent is not given, they land on an orange bubble and must go back to the beginning and start over.  Yellow...

Anchorage Statement: Indigenous Peoples and Viral Hepatitis

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2nd World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Viral Hepatitis, August 2017 The Anchorage Statement is a statement on Indigenous Peoples and Viral Hepatitis, which was prepared by Indigenous peoples globally who attended the 2nd World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Viral Hepatitis held in Anchorage Alaska in August 2017. The Anchorage Statement sets out the aspirations of Indigenous peoples...

Purruna Miyurna 2-day health summit for ATSI students

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SHINE SA, 25.5.2017 PURRUNA MIYURNA: Healthy People Presented by SHINE SA’s Yarning On program, Purruna Miyurna is a 2-day health summit for ATSI students in years 9–12 in high schools and education programs within southern Adelaide. This interactive and hands-on summit will cover: • Respectful relationships • Domestic violence • Sexual health • Self-worth and cultural identity The objective of...

No excuses: government releases new guidelines on sexist language

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The Age, April 10, 2017 “Boys will be boys.” “He’s picking on you because he likes you.” “Don’t throw like a girl.” These are the kinds of phrases that the Australian government is attempting to eradicate with a new tool in its anti-violence campaign aimed at educators and influencers of young people. Read more here  Download No Excuses Guideline...

CALD Women’s Forum on 20th May 2016

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“CALD Women in the 21st century Stand Up, Speak Out & Be heard!” CALD Women’s Forum on 20th May 2016 This  an event that the Women’s Legal Service is working on, in collaboration with the Migrant Women’s Lobby Group. The forum focuses on providing CALD women with the knowledge and empowerment that is needed to combat issues they may face on the day to day basis. it also...

Why Reproductive Health Can Be A Special Struggle For Women With Disabilities

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ThinkProgress, Oct 1, 2015 11:14am For many women, getting a pap smear or a birth control prescription at a doctor’s office is relatively effortless. Perhaps a little uncomfortable, yes, but only temporarily — with important, beneficial results. However, not all women in need of reproductive health care find themselves able to be accommodated in a standard doctor’s office. Women with disabilities...

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