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Media Release: Call for Continued investment in Health Promotion and Primary Prevention

Victorian Government Enters Final Phase of 10-year Plan for Change As the public consultation on “Strong foundations: building on Victoria’s work to end family violence” closes, WHISE (Women s Health in the South East) has contributed an in-depth submission to the Victorian Government as it seeks input to help identify the actions it should prioritise…

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Partnership to address gendered violence in Victoria’s Vocational and Education Training Sector

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) is leading a groundbreaking initiative, as a new large-scale project funded by the Victorian Government, to combat workplace gendered violence.   Supported by WorkSafe Victoria’s WorkWell Respect Fund, the project “Training for Respect” aims to establish a sustainable infrastructure for Victoria’s adult education and training sector to address and…

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Media Release: Join Yumi Stynes and Dr Melissa Kang for an informed conversation on affirmative consent

WHISE is thrilled to announce Yumi Stynes and Dr Melissa Kang will headline an engaging webinar on affirmative consent for practitioners, educators, and professionals working directly with families, children, and young people.    With the recent publication of books such as Welcome to Consent by Yumi Stynes and Dr Melissa Kang, and Vanessa Hamilton’s Talking Sex:…

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16 Days of Activism: WHISE on Community Block, Southern FM

On Tuesday 22 November 2022, the team at Community Block invited WHISE to talk about this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gendered-Violence campaign on Southern FM 88.3. 16 Days of Activism is a global, annual campaign that begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and ends on…

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Cafes join the movement to end violence against women

This November, cafes across the South East of Melbourne will take part in a region-wide campaign to raise awareness about violence against women, specifically focusing on actions individuals can take to call out disrespect when they see it. 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence is a global campaign, led locally by Women’s Health in…