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.
Voices for Equality and Respect: LGBTIQ+ family violence project
The Voices for Equality and Respect project aims to expand our understanding of family violence beyond leading heteronormative frameworks and narratives. Evidence suggests intimate partner violence is as prevalent in LGBTIQ communities as it is in the general population. However there are significant gaps in our understanding of what drives family violence in the LGBTIQ context has major implications for prevention efforts.
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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 2019
25 November - 10 December 2019
Each year Women’s Health East (WHE) leads a region specific campaign which coincides with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. This year WHE are launching our #TotesGE Totally for Gender Equality campaign. This year's campaign includes a tote bag ... READ MORE
Sexual and Reproductive Health Week 2019: Superheroes of SRH
23rd-29th September 2019
This year, Women’s Health East are running a seven day sexual and reproductive health social media campaign. The ... READ MORE
Young and Queer in the East
Women’s Health East is excited to announce the release of their research report exploring LGBTIQ young women’s access to sexual and reproductive health services in the Eastern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne.
Ground-breaking LGBTI family violence prevention program funded
Women’s Health East welcomes funding from the Victorian government to deliver a ground-breaking participatory project to help prevent family violence in LGBTI relationships.