Facilitated by Dr Wei Leng Kwok, the forum and workshop held on Friday, 20 November provided an opportunity to build the skills of Preventing Violence Together (PVT) partners to mainstream gender into strategic planning documents and frameworks.
The morning forum introduced attendees to gender analysis and its various applications, the role of gender indicators, and their impact on strategic and regional planning.
The applied gender analysis workshop in the afternoon focused on building the skills of participants to use the various gender analysis tools currently available. The workshop used the Victorian Health Promotion and Wellbeing Plan 2015-2019 as its case study.
The forum and workshop content was tailored to the western region of Melbourne, local government and community health services.