It’s been tough. From the devastating bushfires, extreme floods and drought, to the pandemic which rattled our reality to its roots, we’ve all come face-to-face with adversity. We’ve all come up against our own uniquely difficult challenges. But if it’s taught us anything, it is to never underestimate the women of the sunshine state.
In a survey of 300 women commissioned by Health and Wellbeing Queensland, almost all women found 2020 challenging. One in five found it extremely challenging, rising to one third of young Queensland women.
With her husband living in high care, Irene found herself feeling more alone than ever during lockdown. Hear how Irene overcame her loneliness. Despite being older she continues to grow, facing her adversities.
Watch Irene’s story below.
Do you have a story of adversity to share? Find out more and share your story at hw.qld.gov.au/queenslandher/