Dear WRAP family, What a difficult month. We’ve been devastated by the loss of lives, homes and land of the Palestinian people. We are heartbroken by the unimaginable scale of death and suffering in India. We’ve been crushed by the shooting of protesters in Myanmar. Global events deeply…
Recently, the Victorian government announced that it would invest a record $3.8 billion dollars to help reform Victoria’s ‘broken’ mental health system. This was good news for many who have long been advocating for more support. Among its many findings, the…
Recent research has shown that migrant women are a key group who would benefit greatly from more information about COVID-19 vaccination. How we deliver that information is important.
Alexandra Rijavec is a Project Co-ordinator for the WOMHEn project at MCWH.
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.
This WRAP, we write about the role the language can play in fuelling anti-Asian hate, the importance of listening to migrant women workers, and spend 60 Seconds with Sanduni De Silva.
In this moment, when many of our families, friends and communities are hurting, we cannot give up the fight against racism and sexism in all domains of our lives.