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    • Tue, November 20, 2018
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Level 8, 255 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC 3000
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    Join us for the launch of WHV's latest issues paper exploring how gendered expectations shape early mothering experiences.

    Special guest speakers include:

    • Jenny Davidson, Council for Single Mothers and their Children
    • Dr Ellie McDonald, Maternal Health Cohort Study at Murdoch Children's Research Institute
    • TBC, Multicultural Centre for Women's Health
    • Renata Anderson, issues paper lead author, Women’s Health Victoria

    More information and speakers to come!


    • Thu, December 06, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
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    Utilising storytelling techniques to communicate the drivers of violence against women

    This full day masterclass aims to build participants’ confidence and skills in crafting and sharing stories that communicate the drivers of violence against women. This workshop take participants through story crafting techniques and principles, key considerations when tailoring PVAW stories to various audiences and ethical storytelling. 

    Participants workshop key messages and craft their own story through individual and group activities. This workshop aims to increase the confidence of participants to develop and tell stories that illuminate the causes of violence against women.

    Participants are asked to bring in an example that illustrates one or more of the drivers of violence against women. This example will be the bases of story crafting activities. (‘Examples’ of the drivers of violence against women are not required to be in story form prior to the workshop.)

    The workshop covers:

    • Key elements of a primary prevention story
    • Ethical considerations developing and sharing stories
    • Tailoring for your audience or setting
    • Key messages and the drivers of violence against women
    • Story crafting techniques and story shapes

      Workshop facilitators:

      Kiri Bear is a professional facilitator, trainer and project manager. With 15 years’ experience in youth, community and government services, Kiri has been at the forefront of the PVAW field. Kiri is also an artist, poet and a storyteller. 

      Megan Bugden is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Megan is a PhD candidate with a wealth of academic and practical experience in the design and delivery of training to prevent violence against women and promote gender equality. 

      Who should attend?

      This workshop is designed for practitioners working in the PVAW sector. Participants are required to have a strong understanding of violence against women, primary prevention, Change the Story, and the causes/drivers of violence against women as this content will not be covered in the workshop.

      Contact us
      Megan Bugden, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9313, training@whv.org.au

      • Thu, December 13, 2018
      • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
      • Women’s Health Victoria, Level 8, 255 Bourke St, Melbourne
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       Gender Equity in Action

      Learn the practical skills you need to design, deliver and evaluate gender sensitive programs and services. This activity-based workshop will be your introductory step-by-step guide to performing a gender analysis in practice.

      The workshop covers:

      • Identifying gendered norms, practices and structures and their impact
      • Approaches to gender inclusive program design
      • Tools and frameworks for conducting a gender analysis
      • How to use real world data to support your work including an introduction to the Women’s Health Atlas
      • Real life scenarios and the application of a gender analysis

      These skills are particularly relevant for working with Municipal Public Health and Well-being Plans, Victoria’s Gender Equality Strategy, or working to prevent violence against women.

          Workshop facilitators:

          Bianca Walsh is the health promotion officer and training coordinator at Women’s Health Victoria. Bianca brings over seven years’ experience managing and facilitating training to diverse volunteer programs that support newly arrived communities and robust community facilitation and training experience within the social justice and non for-profit sector.

          Stephanie Rich has over ten years’ experience working in health promotion, policy and research, specialising in women's health, gender equity and the prevention of violence against women. 

          Who should attend?

          This workshop is designed for professionals working in a range of areas including health promotion, social policy, community development, health and support services, women’s health, community health and local and state government who are committed to delivering gender equitable and gender sensitive programs and services.

          Contact us
          Bianca Walsh, Health Promotion Officer and Training Coordinator, (03) 9664 9338, training@whv.org.au


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