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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 …

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 …

Looking at leadership differently

Looking at leadership differently

In the wake of renewed calls for gender quotas in Australian parliament, and awkward questions about whether the Liberal party has a “problem” with women, who among us wasn’t inspired to see 9-year old Harper Nielsen’s unambiguous leadership in raising awareness about Aboriginal sovereignty and …

Ending the myths about endometriosis

Ending the myths about endometriosis

It’s often said that knowledge is power and when it comes to women’s health, having accurate information about the issues and options is essential for women to make informed decisions. Often, when we hear the words ‘informed choice’, the conversation is about family planning: issues …

60 Seconds With: Mojo Juju

60 Seconds With: Mojo Juju

The headliner for our 40th Anniversary Gala has a lot to say, and aims to listen ‘Native Tongue’ was a big hit for you earlier this year, can you tell us about the inspiration behind the song? In a very personal sense, this song is …

Getting Activ(ist)

As we head into Women’s Health Week for 2018, it’s timely to think about those aspects of women’s lives that could change in order to improve our health and wellbeing. Many of us could do with a little more fresh air and exercise, and perhaps …

Prevention is better than cure

Anyone who works in the area of prevention knows how hard it is to prove the link between that small change we could make today and the gigantic impact that change could make in a month, a year, a decade or even a lifetime. Emergency …

Then and Now with Rosa Vasseghi

Then and Now with Rosa Vasseghi

Activist, creative and peacemaker. What were you doing in 1978? I was working in a big company in the South of Iran. The Islamic revolution in Iran began in 1979. When the new government took power they didn’t let me continue my work or my …