Gender Equity, Health and Wellbeing Resources

Unpacking the Determinants: Migrant and Refugee Women’s Mental Health

This report explores the mental health challenges for migrant and refugee women in the context of COVID-19, and the factors that determine these challenges. The report is intended to inform the development of future projects and programs supporting migrant and refugee women’s mental health.

An accessible word version of the report is available here.

Promoting Women’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing in Health Plans

This resource supports the use of a gendered approach and gender analysis in municipal and health planning. This ensures that municipal health and wellbeing plans, integrated health promotion plans and strategic plans consider and respond to the health, safety and wellbeing of all women.

Applying a Gender Lens to COVID-19 Response and Recovery (PDF)

This resource can assist local government, health and community services to understand and raise awareness of the gendered impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as we move through response and into recovery.

After an outline of COVID-19 as a gendered issue and emerging gendered data, recommendations for local government and community health services in working towards a gender equal recovery.

To learn more about undertaking a workplace gender audit visit The Commission for Gender Equality in the Public Sector website for current resources, templates and information.

To understand the work that underpins the resources on this page, visit the Gender Equity, Health and Wellbeing page in the ‘What We Do’ section of our website.