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From incredible stories of courage and survival to guides to navigating parenting orders to helpful articles on asking for a pay rise, there’s something here for everyone.

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Employment

Support and referrals to connect with relevant workshops and networks for developing a career pathway and obtaining work experience.

Family Violence

Violence against women is a significant human rights issue in Victoria. Everyone has a right to safety in homes, schools, at work and on the streets.

Gender & Sexuality

Gender Identity and sexuality can be taboo issues. WIRE can support people to find information, support and referrals as well as direct people to appropriate LBGTIQ+ services.

Health & Wellbeing

Audre Lorde said self-care was a radical act, an act of radical self-preservation — you can't pour from an empty vessel. Self-care is an important part of living well. Explore this section for information on emotional and mental health well-being.

Housing

Having a safe, secure place to live is one of the most basic human rights. WIRE’s housing resources aim to help women, nonbinary and gender-diverse people in Victoria understand and better navigate the housing system.

Legal Advice

Legal matters are often complex, time-consuming and can drain your energy and money. WIRE can help you identify pathways to legal support and ways that you can support yourself whilst working through legal matters.

Money

Finance is an important issue for women. Being informed and knowing where to access relevant information is an important first step.

Parenting & Families

WIRE can talk to you about pregnancy, family planning, abortion, parenting orders and the day-to-day experience of raising toddlers, primary-aged kids and teenagers. We can also discuss adolescent violence.

Relationships

Women, nonbinary and gender-diverse people often talk to us about relationship issues they may be experiencing; WIRE provides support and information so people can make decisions about what course of action is right for them.

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