The release of the latest crime statistics from Victoria Police show a disturbing trend that is mirrored in Women’s Health West’s statistics, Maribyrnong Leader took up the story in the 24 March 2015 edition:
Crime stats show cases almost triple over four years
Domestic violence cases have almost tripled in Maribyrnong over the past four years, new crime stats reveal… Women’s Health West chief executive Robyn Gregory said she wasn’t surprised by the data, given the announcement of a royal commission into family violence and high profile cases such as the death of Luke Batty. Dr Gregory said domestic violence boiled down to gender inequality and while the system for helping women wasn’t broken, it was under enormous strain…
Women’s Health West seeks an academic for a private consultancy to undertake a rigorous literature review to investigate and determine the key health influences of health inequities associated with sexual and reproductive health in Australia and internationally. See consultant brief.
There is a total budget of $15,000 to undertake the project.
For specific queries about the project, please contact Health Promotion Coordinator, Elly Taylor on elly(at)whwest.org.au or (03) 9689 9588.
Written applications for this consultancy need to be submitted to the Health Promotion Managers at: hpmanager(at)whwest.org.au by 5 pm on Monday 9 March 2015.
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