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Giving voice to menopause

Mon 2 October 2023
7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Phyllis Hore Room, Kew Library

Cnr Cotham Road and Civic Drive
Kew VIC 3101

Free
Accessible
10/02/2023 7:00 pm 10/02/2023 8:30 pm Giving voice to menopause Perimenopause and menopause are naturally occurring stages of life that affect half the population. This stage of life can be liberating and empowering but also difficult to navigate for some individuals and families. Attend a free screening of a captivating short film, Giving Voice to Menopause. The film shares diverse stories of menopausal experience, aiming to change the conversation around menopause and to learn about the wisdom and knowledge of women's physical, psychological and spiritual health and wellbeing. The screening will be followed by a facilitated conversation on menopause with Libby and Vanessa from She Listens. All are welcome! This is an all inclusive event for the whole community to learn how to support friends, family and the wider community through the menopause transition. Light refreshments will be provided. About the speakers Libby and Vanessa are (along with Sarah) the founders of She Listens, a collective who have come together to make space for women to share their stories and experiences around perimenopause and menopause. Giving Voice to Menopause was born out of a desire to create opportunities for the diverse stories of women's menopausal experience to be shared and heard. Find out more on the She Listens website. About this series This is one free event in a series that aims to increase knowledge and share information about perimenopause and menopause. Find out more on our Free series on menopause and perimenopause page. This initiative is supported by the North Eastern Public Health Unit (NEPHU) through a NEPHU Health Promotion and Prevention Grant 2022–2023. Accessibility at this space Accessible car parking Accessible drop-off area Automatic doors Accessible toilets Ramps Clear signage Lifts Quiet areas Wide passageways , City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public

Event details

Perimenopause and menopause are naturally occurring stages of life that affect half the population. This stage of life can be liberating and empowering but also difficult to navigate for some individuals and families.

Attend a free screening of a captivating short film, Giving Voice to Menopause. The film shares diverse stories of menopausal experience, aiming to change the conversation around menopause and to learn about the wisdom and knowledge of women's physical, psychological and spiritual health and wellbeing.

The screening will be followed by a facilitated conversation on menopause with Libby and Vanessa from She Listens.

All are welcome! This is an all inclusive event for the whole community to learn how to support friends, family and the wider community through the menopause transition.

Light refreshments will be provided.

About the speakers

Libby and Vanessa are (along with Sarah) the founders of She Listens, a collective who have come together to make space for women to share their stories and experiences around perimenopause and menopause. Giving Voice to Menopause was born out of a desire to create opportunities for the diverse stories of women's menopausal experience to be shared and heard. Find out more on the She Listens website.

About this series

This is one free event in a series that aims to increase knowledge and share information about perimenopause and menopause. Find out more on our Free series on menopause and perimenopause page.

This initiative is supported by the North Eastern Public Health Unit (NEPHU) through a NEPHU Health Promotion and Prevention Grant 2022–2023.

Accessibility at this space

  • Accessible car parking
  • Accessible drop-off area
  • Automatic doors
  • Accessible toilets
  • Ramps
  • Clear signage
  • Lifts
  • Quiet areas
  • Wide passageways
Contact
Community Wellbeing team
Category
Talks and interest groups