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Stand in solidarity with First Nations people this January 26

We choose to mark January 26, 2021 in reflection, mourning and solidarity with First Nations communities. 

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Diversify your bookshelf

January 6, 2021

A diverse reading list is a great way of understanding different perspectives on the world, challenging unconscious bias, and stretching that all-important brain muscle.

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16 Days of Activism - Get comfortable being uncomfortable

December 8, 2020

Stay present with discomfort to bring gender equality and social justice into your world.

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16 Days of Activism - Enable and support women's health and rights at work

December 6, 2020

More than ever, workplaces across all sectors need to ensure that they address existing gender inequities and create safe, inclusive settings where women’s rights and health, including their sexual and reproductive health, are enabled and supported.  

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16 Days of Activism - Create a culture that embraces difference

December 4, 2020

This 16 Days of Activism, learn about how to look at the intersections of social identity, privilege and oppression, and see how they “sometimes compound themselves, and...create obstacles that are not understood within conventional ways of thinking” (Crenshaw). 

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16 Days of Activism - Call out gender-based violence at home and work

December 2, 2020

Employees, employers and the community at large have an obligation to make inclusive, safe, and respectful workplaces and environments the norm, not the exception.  

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16 Days of Activism - Empower women as leaders

November 30, 2020

When we empower women as leaders and decision-makers, the community and economy benefit.

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16 Days of Activism - Create work security for women

November 28, 2020

Let’s use this 16 Days of Activism to amplify the discussion about women's economic and work insecurity, and pave the way for future women in our workforce.

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16 Days of Activism - Share and value care

November 26, 2020

This year, in recognition of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, we call on you to share and value care in your homes, families and communities. In your workplaces, we ask that you make it possible for others to share the care.

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State budget must not replicate federal failures

October 19, 2020

The Victorian Government has an opportunity and an obligation to respond, via its upcoming budget, to the gendered impacts of COVID-19, and this is why.

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Federal budget fails women

October 7, 2020

Only a federal budget, considered and applied with a gendered lens, could have ensured that the economic and social fallout of COVID-19 resulted in a better, more equitable economy that supported and empowered women and responded to their diverse needs. 

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence 2020

For this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, Women's Health Goulburn North East (WHGNE) is advocating for communities to move beyond awareness raising, and towards tangible action, weaving women’s rights and gender equality into our everyday behaviour, practice and the economic, cultural and social fabric of our communities. 

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Straightforward guides to sexual and reproductive health

September 23, 2020

We've launched a new set of information resources in plain English about menstruation, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, contraception, abortion and menopause, for both community members and professionals working in health, education and community settings.

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The Great Game: Women and community sport

June 16, 2020

Participate in our new podcast series about women in community sport in Wangaratta.

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What is gender equality?

June 2, 2020

Gender equality or gender equity? What is the difference? And what does it mean for you?

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Story-gathering during COVID-19

May 19, 2020

Contribute your story about life during the COVID-19 pandemic to Women's Health Goulburn North East "Reflections from a Distance" story-gathering project.

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