Women’s Health East is the women’s health promotion agency for the Eastern Metropolitan Region (EMR) of Melbourne. We improve health outcomes for women across the seven local government areas of Yarra Ranges, Knox, Maroondah, Manningham, Monash, Whitehorse and Boroondara. Women’s Health East also influences women’s health and wellbeing at a statewide and national level.
Gender equity organisations unite on COVID-19 disaster
GEN VIC have made a joint statement calling for State and Federal Governments to recognise the gendered impacts of COVID-19. Women’s Health East is one of more than 50 organisations who have endorsed this statement.
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With the health and safety of our staff, volunteers and stakeholders front of mind, Women’s Health East is working remotely. Having our office closed doesn’t, of course, alter our commitment to equality, empowerment, health and wellbeing for all women. We will continue to progress our work to advance gender equality, prevent violence against women, and improve women’s sexual and reproductive, however we are doing things a bit differently at the moment. For example, although we have postponed recent face-to-face activities, we are using digital platforms and other communications mechanisms to connect with you.
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