MCWH have written a summary report of the key citations and references, specifically in relation to the outcomes of the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health’s (MCWH) submission to the Senate Inquiry into Universal Access to Reproductive Healthcare and information provided by Dr Adele Murdolo, Executive Director (MCWH) at the public hearing in May 2023.
Bringing together multicultural, ethno-specific and faith-based organisations working in early intervention and prevention of violence against migrant and refugee women to build their capacity and engage in collective, reflective practice.
Perinatal mental health conditions are common and can affect up to one in five mothers in Australia, including people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Read our policy brief about this important issue.
In anticipation of the National Women’s Safety Summit on the 6 and 7 September, Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health met with nine of our sister organisations attending the conference to prepare a Joint Statement representing the rights and interests of migrant and refugee women.
This policy brief outlines the key issues pertaining to migrant and refugee women’s mental health and wellbeing, as well as considerations for mental health policy, programs and service delivery. The
Through the On Your Own research project we undertook in 2011 with international students in Melbourne, we found that the minimum requirements of the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) Deed pose significant obstacles to female international students who fall pregnant…
February 6 is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to FGM/C, and an important opportunity for us all to affirm our commitment to improving the rights, safety and health of women and girls around the globe. To mark the day,…