The resource is a submission to the Senate Inquiry on the issues related to perimenopause and menopause, applying an intersectional feminist framework to the Terms of Reference.

WHISE’s submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs covers several key areas related to menopause. These include addressing:

  • The economic implications, such as workforce participation and retirement planning. 
  • The impact of physical and mental health symptoms associated with menopause. 
  • Access to healthcare services and social support. 
  • The need to reduce barriers to help-seeking in the healthcare system, including improving referral pathways and ensuring treatments are affordable and accessible.