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Multilingual brochures about Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C: Good news about treatment Viêm gan siêu vi C Tin Mừng về Điều Trị 丙型肝炎  关于治疗方  法的好消息 Brochures are available in Vietnamese, simplified Chinese and in plain English Developed and published by North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (2018) These 20 page, A5 colourful brochures explain Hepatitis C, …

Can we all be feminists?

New writing from Brit Bennett, Nicole Dennis-Benn, and 15 others on intersectionality, identity and the way forward for feminism Edited by June Eric Udorie MCWH is excited to add this collection of essays to our library, featuring seventeen writers from diverse backgrounds wrestling with the types of  questions that come up in the office – …

Stillbirth Research and Education Final Report

We feel very honoured to have been mentioned in the final report of the Senate Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education. MCWH congratulates the Committee on their important work and looks forward to seeing the impact of the report on preventing stillbirth and supporting the parents of stillborn children in the future. You can …

The most generous gift of all

This time of year is a perfect time to think about giving. As The Charities Aid Foundation World Giving Index 2017 shows, Australia is a generous nation: even if we have slipped from being in the top five most giving countries, nine out of 139 countries still isn’t bad! But giving isn’t just about money. …

60 seconds with Dr Lilac Limpangog

Academic, mother and MCWH RAP Manager Lilac is a gender equality advocate and advisor, university lecturer, Philippines cross- cultural trainer, and a devoted mother of two school-aged kids. She is passionate about promoting women’s rights in all domains of her life and she just so happens to be our new Research Advocacy, and Policy Manager! …

WRAP #71: Hear Me Too, sexual harrassment and 60 seconds with Hoa Pham

WRAP #71: Hear Me Too, sexual harrassment and 60 seconds with Hoa Pham

If you haven’t noticed, the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence has begun! It’s a global campaign, it’s positive, it’s powerful and it is ORANGE! So orange in fact that Respect Victoria, our new statutory body to prevent violence against women, has given us all the green light to thrown down the ‘orange card’ …

#HearMeToo: celebrating migrant women’s work to prevent violence

#HearMeToo: celebrating migrant women’s work to prevent violence

This year marks the sixth incarnation of the United Nation’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, and the theme for 2018 is #HearMeToo. The focus of the campaign is to bring to the forefront the voices of women and girls who have survived violence, who are defending women’s rights every day, and who …

How to change the culture of sexual harrassment

How to change the culture of sexual harrassment

The Australian Human Rights Commission found that an astonishing 85% of Australian women have experienced sexual harassment in their workplace at some point in their lives. So far from being a horrible but random occurrence, sexual harassment in Australian workplaces seems to be systemically and culturally embedded. As Australian as throwing a shrimp on the …

60 seconds with Hoa Pham

60 seconds with Hoa Pham

Award-winning writer, playwright, Peril founder and newest MCWH project officer! What are you enjoying doing at the moment? Stopping and smelling the flowers. What is the best thing that happened to you today? Hugging my children. If you were a super-heroine, what powers would you like to have? The ability to fly. What talent would …