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Consent In Australia, 23% of women and 8% of men have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime. In Queensland, the legal age of consent for having sex is 16. Consensual sex is an agreement and willingness to take part in sexual activity (including oral sex, genital touching, and vaginal or anal penetration). Consent must be …

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Promotional Materials

Promotional Materials A compilation of some posters and materials you can print at home. Click on the image you wish to print, and save to your device to print and display wherever you like! Women’s Health Information Hub Posters Postcard A4 Landscape A4 Lanscape A4 Portrait A4 Portrait A4 Portrait A4 Portrait My Body My …

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Resources & Further Information A compilation of some important resources. We have more comprehensive and specific resources on our pages. Advocating for Yourself Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights Understanding my Healthcare Rights Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Sexual and Reproductive Health Children by Choice Abortion and Contraceptive Directory True Relationships and Reproductive Health Clinic …

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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Women’s Health and Equality Queensland Ltd  is bound by the Privacy Act 1988 and the Queensland Information Privacy Act (2009) to protect the personal information gathered from anyone contacting the service. Women’s Health and Equality Queensland is committed to protecting privacy and collects, stores, uses and discloses personal information responsibly and transparently when …

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What Causes Violence?

Violence Against Women Violence against women is any act of gender-based violence that causes or could cause physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of harm or coercion, in public or in private life UN Declaration In Australia, this can look like domestic, family and sexual violence. For Support and Services …

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Your rights in the healthcare system

Your rights in the healthcare system It can be scary or challenging to make sure you receive the best healthcare and treatment for yourself. The first step is understanding what your rights are in the healthcare system. The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights describes what you can expect when receiving healthcare. You have a right …

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Sexual Pleasure

Sexual Pleasure Sex can (and should) feel good. Whether you are engaging in sexual activity with your partner/s or by yourself, there are benefits to your sexual pleasure. These benefits can include reducing stress, depression, and anxiety, boosting your immune system, lowering your blood pressure, improving your self-esteem, sex confidence, libido, and sleep. Sex can …

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