A national voice for immigrant and refugee women’s wellbeing in Australia

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Migrant women take centre stage

Migrant women take centre stage

Not three years ago, our bilingual educators visited the Langham Hotel to run health education sessions with the many migrant women who work there behind the scenes and are essential to the hotel’s operation. Last week we made sure that migrant women were centre stage, by celebrating in style with a Gala in the Langham’s …

As needed now as 40 years ago

As needed now as 40 years ago

Excerpted from MCWH Board Chair Dr. Tamara Kwarteng’s Gala speech “MCWH started in 1978 as a solution to a serious problem. Migrant women at the time did not have access to information and education about their contraceptive and other reproductive health options. In response, MCWH developed an innovative program that trained up peer educators to …

Then and Now with Michelle Law

Then and Now with Michelle Law

This year we have been featuring women who reflect on the past and the future for themselves and others as migrant women living in Australia. This WRAP we have the privilege to publish part of Michelle Law’s moving key note speech at this year’s Gala event. Migrant women matter, they’ve always mattered, and in the …

MCWH 40th Anniversary Gala

MCWH 40th Anniversary Gala

We did it! Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health has turned 40 and we are feeling stronger and healthier than ever! After many months of planning and counting down the days, last Thursday MCWH celebrated 40 years of history at our Migrant Women Matter Gala at the gorgeous Langham Hotel. After a beautiful Welcome to Country …

Migrant Women Matter: Our 40th Anniversary Gala

Migrant Women Matter: Our 40th Anniversary Gala

MCWH is proud to invite you to our 40th Anniversary party: Celebrating 40 years: Migrant Women Matter! Prepare to raise the roof as we look back on 40 years of raising the profile of migrant and refugee women’s health, and look forward to building a stronger and healthier future for everyone. Our gala event will ...

Building a healthy future for migrant women in Victoria forum

    Making links between research, practice and policy is always satisfying. That’s exactly what we achieved at the MCWH ‘Building a healthy future for migrant women in Victoria’ forum yesterday. Facilitated by award-winning journalist and filmmaker, Santilla Chingaipe, the forum brought together key members of government, health organisations and community leaders to discuss how …

Building a healthy future for migrant women in Victoria Forum

Building a healthy future for migrant women in Victoria Forum

Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health invites you to join us to discuss how Victoria plans to address key health issues for migrant and refugee women over next four years. Award-winning journalist and filmmaker, Santilla Chingaipe, will facilitate a robust panel discussion, featuring: Mary Wooldridge Victorian Shadow Minister for Health. Huong Truong Member of the Legislative …

MCWH Inaugural Networking Night

We held our inaugural Multicultural Women’s Network meetup on 25th May.  It was great opportunity to meet with other women from immigrant and refugee backgrounds who are engaged with, or working in the multicultural women’s space.  The afternoon allowed us to socialise, share research, knowledge, and information about each other’s work across different areas.  Another …