gender equality

WHISE welcomes Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE), the women’s health service for the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne welcomes the appointment of Dr Niki Vincent as Victoria’s first Commissioner for Gender Equality.

“This is a major announcement by the Victorian Government and a significant moment in the history of gender equality,” says Kit McMahon, CEO of WHISE. 

A landmark partnership between Women’s Health and TAFE

Women’s Health in the South East (WHISE) and Chisholm TAFE will team up to advance gender equity across the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne as part of their formal partnership, announced today.

Women’s and community organisations unite on COVID-19 and gender

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On 2 April 2020, over 60 organisations – including Women’s Health in the South East – came together to support a statement on Gender, Equality and COVID-19.

The statement recognises the huge impact of COVID-19 pandemic and the exceptionally difficult circumstances that the community find themselves in.

Healthier Masculinities for Gender Equality

If you weren’t able to make it to the recent forum on healthier masculinities for gender equality forum, here’s the wrap. 

Thank you again to all participants for your incredible energy on the day, to our key note speaker Dr Flood and to The Men’s Project, Our Watch, Eastern Health and AFL Outer East for leading the World Café style dynamic conversations. It’s so exciting to see our region moving to engage men in this important work. 
 

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