Serving Up Inequality: A workshop about Women, Food and Health Promotion

Serving Up Inequality: A workshop about Women, Food and Health Promotion

About this event

This full-day workshop explores how gender and gender inequality impact women’s health and their relationship to food. The workshop navigates the complexities of health messaging, body image, and the expectations around of women’s role with food and nutrition. The workshop explores the controversy that exists in public health and health promotion around the approach and key messages that should be adopted in relation to food-related behaviours and body size to promote ‘health’ and prevent illness for women. Gender as a key determinant of health The complex interplay between women’s health, body size and body image, food and physical activity How gender impacts on chronic disease and eating behaviours A gendered approach to health promotion An introduction to sex-disaggregated health data resources, including the Victorian Women’s Health Atlas




Contact Details

Person: Megan Bugden

Phone: 9664 9313

Email: training@whv.org.au




Speakers

Megan Bugden Training Coordinator , Women's Health Victoria

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