Our Strategic Priorities

  • Advance gender equality;
  • Prevent violence against women;
  • Improve women’s sexual and reproductive health;
  • Strengthen our dynamic and sustainable organisation. 

Our Action Commitments

Fostering leadership and innovation in health promotion

Leading

  • an integrated regional effort to prevent violence against women

Partnering

  • to make a difference in preventing violence against women and promoting gender equity
  • to influence sexual and reproductive health outcomes for women

Shaping

  • health promotion responses to the prevention of violence against women and promotion of gender equity, to facilitate evidence-informed practice that meets women’s needs
  • the public discourse on violence against women, and its causes
  • gendered health promotion responses to emerging health and wellbeing issues impacting on women

Informing

  • stakeholders of evidence relevant to addressing the prevention of violence against women and promotion of gender equity

Delivering

  • training programs that are focused on the prevention of violence against women and promotion of gender equity

Facilitating a responsive service system

Partnering

  • to promote gendered planning and service delivery

Shaping

  • policy, plans and practice in respect to gendered responses to existing and emerging health and wellbeing issues impacting on women

Informing

  • stakeholders about the importance of gendered approaches to health and wellbeing issues

Delivering

  • training and support that facilitates better analysis of women’s needs in planning and service delivery

Strengthening our dynamic and sustainable organisation

Leading

  • initiatives that build organisation credibility and make a difference

Partnering

  • to increase business efficiency and sustainability

Shaping

  • actions that build organisation credibility and capability
  • organisational identity and communications to build recognition of WHE as dynamic, up to date, relevant and effective

Informing

  • knowledge and practice through sharing our work and contributing to the evidence base

Delivering:

  • organisational plans, policies and practices that align with our values and strategic directions

To read or download our current 2017-2021 Strategic Plan, please click on a link below:

WHE Strategic Plan 2017-2021 (pdf)
WHE Strategic Plan 2017-2021 (word)

To download and read our previous Strategic Directions 2013-2017 document, please click on a link below:

WHE Strategic Directions 2013-2017 (pdf) 
WHE Strategic Directions 2013-2017 (word)