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The Makings of the new Mandala

WHISE has a new website and nestled amongst the pages are bold and shadow images of a new mandala.  Mandala is a Sanskrit word that loosely translates to mean ‘circle’ or ‘centre’ and is a geometric configuration of symbols in a circular design with repeating patterns, colours and shapes radiating from the centre.  Mandalas are often used in various spiritual traditions to aid…

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Leading women’s health agency rejects claims that health campaign is about “sex tips”

As part of an annual, international health promotion campaign to support equality and access to health services, Women’s Health in the South East joins with over 17 other organisations across Victoria to support Sexual Health and Reproductive Week (SRH Week). The campaign aims to encourage understanding and awareness about the importance of having open and…

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Federal Election sparks calls for action on women’s health

Women’s Health in the South East calls on political leadership to make a real difference to the lives and wellbeing of women in the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne. Women’s Health in the South East has released its call to action for all political parties seeking to be elected to Federal Parliament on May 18.…

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40 Years Strong – Celebrating Victorian women’s health in women’s hands

This year, Victoria celebrates 40 years of women’s led women’s health services. Over the past four decades, we’ve seen abortion legalised, sexual harassment outlawed, an Australia-first Royal Commission into Family Violence, and Victoria’s first Gender Equality Strategy. Victorian women’s health services have been there every step of the way, championing women’s health, safety and wellbeing.…