We provide women’s health and well-being leadership, advice and support to policy makers and service providers.
Our focus is at the population level. We work to achieve healthy public policy and improved service provision for women.
We do this through consultation, education, advocacy, resource and service development.
- Working within a Feminist Framework
In working within a feminist framework, WHG is committed to a rights-based approach in its advocacy for women. The organisation’s work focuses on the role of gender in forming traditional roles and stereotypes and how these reflect and perpetuate bias against women.
- Knowledge translation
WHG uses knowledge and knowledge translation towards improving women’s lives. Working in collaboration WHG identify and review; assess; aggregate and apply women’s health and health promotion research and data.
- Evidence-based work
Our work is evidence-based, ensuring decision-making on issues to be address are based on evidence.
- Partnership approach
A partnership approach is crucial to the work of WHG and we engage with a range of local, regional, state and national partners in our programs and activities.
- Integrated Health Promotion
WHG takes an integrated health promotion approach to its work to improve the health and wellbeing of women in the Grampians Region. This means consideration of the social determinants of health and wellbeing; taking a population based approach to primary prevention – across the region; and being inclusive of diverse and often vulnerable groups and communities.