Policy Development

Victorian State Government Policy

Women’s sexual and reproductive health: key priorities 2017–2020

Marie Stopes Hidden Forces

Shining a light on reproductive coercion. Reproductive coercion policy white paper.

Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association & MSD Consensus Statement

Reducing unintended pregnancy for Australian women through increased access to long-acting reversible contraceptive methods

Women’s Health Victoria Submission 2018

This submission provides Women’s Health Victoria’s feedback on Hidden Forces, Marie Stopes Australia’s draft white paper on reproductive coercion.

World Health Organisation Handbook

Health worker roles in providing safe abortion care and post-abortion contraception.

WHO resource: Medical management of abortion

Medical abortion care encompasses the management of various clinical conditions including spontaneous and induced abortion (both viable and non-viable pregnancies), incomplete abortion and intrauterine fetal demise, as well as post-abortion contraception.

World Medical Association Statement on Medical Abortion

Revised advice to physicians on medically indicated termination of pregnancy has been issued by the World Medical Association in 2018.

RANZCOG Termination of Pregnancy Statement

This statement has been developed and reviewed by the Women’s Health Committee and approved by the RANZCOG Board and Council.

WHO Resource: Sexual Health, Human Rights and the Law

Drawing from a review of public health evidence and extensive research into human rights law at international, regional and national levels, the report shows how states in different parts of the world can and do support sexual health through legal and other mechanisms that are consistent with human rights standards and their own human rights obligations.

Victorian Law Reform Commission Report: Law of Abortion

Tabled in the Victorian Parliament on 28 May 2008.

Reproductive Choice Australia

The national peak body for pro-choice groups in Australia.