2017. An essential guide for planning and working with immigrant and refugee communities on prevention activities.
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2014. A clear and evidence-based guide for planning and working with commnities on FGM/C prevention activities.
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2013. A resource developed in partnership with Palliative Care Victoria to support bilingual educators to deliver education about palliative care to their communities.
2011. An innovative manual for community workers supporting immigrant and refugee women to navigate the Australian health system.
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2012. A concise, evidence-based and easy to use reference guide with case studies.
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2011. Based on years of succesful bilingual diabetes prevention education, to support service providers to adopt a culturally appropriate model of health promotion.
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2010. A useful and tested guide for immigrant and refugee women and groups wanting to advocate on issues relevant to them.
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2017. R. Aryal. Documents the findings and outcomes of the Dealing with it Myself, a two-year project run to support immigrant and refugee informal carers. Download PDF 1.1MB
2012. Documents a national cross-cultural research initiative into the experiences and perspectives of immigrant and refugee women in relation to their sexual and reproductive health.
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2012. Outlines enablers and barriers for Chinese women accessing antenatal, maternal and parent support, including recommendations for culturally relevant service delivery. Commissioned by Whitehorse Community Health Service.
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2012. Documents a successful partnership between Heart Foundation Victoria and MCWH to deliver heart health information to women fom immigrant and refugee communities. Funded by the Heart Foundation Engaging Women’s grant.
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2012. Funded by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, and headed by Project Manager and author, Yabbo Thompson, this report provides an invaluable record of how the MCWH Points of Departure Toolkit can be effectively put into practice to support women from immigrant and refugee backgrounds in their own advocacy work. MCWH is proud of the role it played in this project, which built on our national Points of Departure Project. Thanks to Yabbo and the Tasmanian Government for allowing us to share the report.
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2011. Undertaken in response to a high number of unplanned pregnancies and abortions experienced by female international students in Australia.
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2011. Explores the impacts of cultural differences in supporting LGBTIQ individuals and documents the success of the project in building bicultural workers’ capacity to support same-sex attracted women in their communities.
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2011. A landmark overview of violence perpetrated against immigrant and refugee women in Australia, possible risk factors and recommendations for primary prevention efforts.
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2010. Outlines key findings and outcomes of the Participate, Advocate, Communicate, Engage (PACE) Leadership Project.
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2010. An innovative pilot project aimed to increase the capacity of immigrant and refugee women to make healthy lifestyle choices so to minimise their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
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Aryal, R. 2018. Enabling Social Change with Immigrant and Refugee Caregivers: Beyond Dualistic Difference to Intersectionality: Special Section on Medical Anthropology. American Anthropologist, 120(3), pp.551-554.
A Murdolo. Family violence in Victoria: A mainstream multicultural response. Parity [online] 2016.
C Vaughan, A Murdolo, L Murray, E Davis, J Chen, K Block, R Quiazon and D Warr. Promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women in metropolitan and regional Australia. The ASPIRE Project Research report. ANROWS. 2016. Download PDF 5.1MB.
C Vaughan et al. Promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women in metropolitan and regional Australia. The ASPIRE Project Research Summary report. ANROWS. 2016. Download PDF 338KB.
C Vaughan et al. Promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women in metropolitan and regional Australia. The ASPIRE State of Knowledge Paper. ANROWS. 2015. Download PDF 5.1MB.
C Vaughan et al. ASPIRE: A multi-site community-based participatory research project to increase understanding of the dynamics of violence against immigrant and refugee women in Australia. BMC Public Health. 2015. Link to article.
A Murdolo and R Quiazon. Key issues in working with men from immigrant and refugee communities in preventing violence against women. White Ribbon Research Series. 2016. Download PDF 57.8KB.
A Murdolo and R Quiazon. ‘Bringing the Margins to the Centre’ in Our Watch, ANROWS and VicHealth. Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia: Framework Foundations 2. 2015. Download PDF 1.59MB.
C Poljski and R Quiazon and C Tran. Ensuring Rights: Improving Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Female International Students in Australia. Journal of International Students. 2014. Download PDF 137KB.
M Carolan-Olah, A Cassar, R Quiazon and S Lynch. ‘Diabetes Care and Service Access among Elderly Vietnamese with Type 2 Diabetes’. BMC Health Services Research. 2013. Link to article.
M Hach. Common Threads Report: The sexual and reproductive health experiences of immigrant and refugee women in Australia. 2012. Documents a national cross-cultural research initiative into the experiences and perspectives of immigrant and refugee women in relation to their sexual and reproductive health. 2012.Download PDF 1.14MB
C Poljski. On Her Way: Primary prevention of violence against immigrant and refugee women in Australia. 2011. Download PDF 3.26MB