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The WRAP #66: June 2018

Supporting migrant families, bringing culture to the clinic and then and now with Tamara Kwarteng June has been marked by grief for many of us. Grief for women like Eurydice Dixon and Qi Yu, murdered by violent men. Grief for the deaths inside institutions of …

Hidden barriers to happy families

Hidden barriers to happy families

Image of Bernadette Romulo and her son from her current petition to stay in Australia.   Migrants and refugees are often associated with families: large, cohesive, argumentative, meddling families, with children at the centre of the action. And yet, migrants and refugees often face a …

Then and Now with Tamara Kwarteng

Then and Now with Tamara Kwarteng

Our new Chairwoman and style guru What were you doing in 1978? I was in the final year of my BSc (Biochemistry and Chemistry) course at the University of Ghana. Course work only occupied part of my time in 1978 though.  University students in Ghana …

Media Release: Funding boost for migrant aged care workers to lead primary prevention of violence against women initiatives in the workplace

The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) and Mercy Health have received funding from the Victorian Government to extend the Equality@Work project, the first gender equality and primary prevention of violence program in Australian workplaces to specifically address the needs of migrant women aged care …