Sexual health


Sexual and reproductive health and rights and the Sustainable Development Goals

This report identifies eight overarching sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) strategies for Australia and the Pacific to support achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Action for equity: a sexual and reproductive health plan for Melbourne’s west 2018-2022

This document is a four year sexual and reproductive health promotion strategy for the western region of Melbourne. It incorporates primary prevention initiatives that work to improve sexual and reproductive health outcomes for the community by redressing the social, cultural and economic drivers of sexual...

What counts as consent? Sexuality and ethical deliberation in residential aged care

The aim of this project is to interpret how aged care stakeholders (residents, families, and staff) make sense of consent, to contribute substantively to ethical theory around consent, sexuality and intimacy, and to inform practice and policy in aged care environments.

Aotearoa New Zealand people living with HIV stigma index

This report explores the health and wellbeing of Māori people living with HIV – as individuals and as members of whānau, and the extent to which they are supported and resourced to live healthy lives and achieve their potential as Māori.

Department of Health - Western Australian Aboriginal sexual health and blood-borne virus strategy

This strategy outlines the guiding principles, goals, targets and priority areas needed for an effective, coordinated and comprehensive state-wide response to the impact of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections on Aboriginal people in Western Australia (WA).
Systematic review

An evidence review from Australia, Aotearoa/New Zealand and Canada for the WA Aboriginal sexual health and blood-borne virus strategy

This review was commissioned by the Department of Health Western Australia with the aim to prevent and reduce rates of blood born viruses infection in Australian communities.
Policy report

Policy briefs from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health

This major report provides policy briefs on major topics for women’s health and wellbeing. It draws on an array of ALSWH research work undertaken over the past decade that has been published with peer review and that provides sufficient evidence to warrant a series of...

Bloodborne viral and sexually transmissible infections in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This report provides information on the occurrence of bloodborne viruses and sexually transmissible infections among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia.

STI and BBV control in remote communities

This manual was developed by the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) as part of the Young Deadly Free project, to support clinicians in efforts to boost STI and BBV testing rates for young people living in and visiting remote communities.
Working paper

Sexual health and economic empowerment of young women and girls in Cuba: exploring the role of social norms

This literature review brings together evidence on the linkages between social norms and sexual and reproductive health (SRH), as well as between social norms and women’s economic empowerment (WEE). The focus is on Cuba, but broader evidence is presented from the Latin America and Caribbean...