“Women’s health funding has eroded from $4 per woman upon commencement in 1988, to $2 per Victorian woman today. That is an effective cut of 50% due to population growth having to be absorbed by under pressure women, staff and governance committees.”
In Episode 4, Vahideh speaks with Sami Fox, who shares her first hand understanding of the barriers that migrant and refugee women living in regional areas who are experiencing violence.
The WRAP #96: That consent video, the value of a dollar (or 68 cents) and 60 seconds with Fay Xu
In the area of health, equitable funding for women’s health services, which keeps up with population growth, is long overdue. Over time, funding for the women’s health program in Victoria has eroded from $4 per woman to $2 per Victorian woman today. When it comes to the million migrant women living in Victoria, the amount MCWH receives in funding is a very inadequate 68c per woman.
By now, most of us have heard about or seen the Department of Education’s controversial milkshake consent video. Here are our thoughts on consent.
We loved talking with Fay Xu, our new Training Support Officer for the WomHen Project at MCWH.
In this episode, Vahideh and Anu Krishnan address some assumptions that mainstream family violence services can overcome to build stronger links with migrant women.
In Episode 2, Vahideh speaks with Rodney Vlais on the importance of looking at patriarchal structures in violence against women.
In this first Making the Links Podcast Episode, Vahideh Eisaei speaks with Zia Ebrahim from Sunraysia Community Health Service about the importance of involving community and faith leaders in preventing violence.
Five years after the Royal Commission into Family Violence, MCWH Executive Director Adele Murdolo offered her reflections on its impact for migrant women.