Nutritious food and physical activity are important for the prevention and management of chronic disease, good mental health, and social connectedness.   

Women’s relationships with food, and ability to participate in physical activity and exercise is impacted by gender expectations, as well as biological factors related to sex.  

We work to raise awareness of nutrition and physical activity as gendered issues, and collaborate with influential organisations to build capacity for change that will improve women’s health. 

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Issues Paper: How sex and gender impact women's relationship with food. This paper explores various aspects of women’s health relating to food, including the impacts of nutritional deficiency, the links between nutrition and chronic disease and women’s food-related behaviours. 

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