Building Bridges is an advocacy and research project which enables migrant and refugee people to participate in the mental health reform process and demonstrates what intersectional, targeted prevention and effective community-based programs for migrant and refugee women should look like.
Assisting skilled migrant women to find employment unlocks a vast pool of talent that is currently undervalued.
The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health is pleased to announce that the National Health in My Language program has been extended to 30 June 2023. In just six months since its launch, over 700 health education sessions have been delivered…
MCWH has launched important findings from the Safety and Support in My Language Project, which show the effectiveness of bilingual health education in violence prevention.
For migrant and refugee communities, access to in-language and culturally tailored health information can be a matter of life or death. The Advocate covers how our Health in My Language project is working to address this.
We are excited to announce the launch of our first national COVID-19 health education program, Health in My Language.
During the first stages of the pandemic, people who died of COVID-19 and were born overseas had an age-standardised death rate that was 2.5 times higher than people who were born in Australia. What’s causing this disparity in Covid-19 deaths? New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) reveals that for migrant and refugee communities, limited access to in-language and culturally tailored health information is a big contributor.
MCWH is proud to release the Making the Links Project Learnings Report and Project Video.
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.
In this episode, Vahideh and Anu Krishnan address some assumptions that mainstream family violence services can overcome to build stronger links with migrant women.