Gender and elder abuse: what’s the connection? Joint submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission on Elder Abuse

The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health and the University of Melbourne provided the following submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission Inquiry on Elder Abuse. The submission draws on recent research showing that elder abuse is gendered and  immigrant and…

The WRAP #44: Feeling at home in the birthing suite, embracing hysteria and 60 seconds with Ozana Bozic

We’re officially over the mid-year hurdle and just like the Olympians, we’re warming up for the many exciting events we have planned for the second half of 2016. In this month’s WRAP we look at the importance of providing bilingual…

Embracing hysteria

The ovaries, along with their BFF, the uterus, have received some well-deserved media attention this month. Here at MCWH, as far as media coverage of body parts go, this was a welcome reprieve from those sports columns that regularly report…

Forum summary report: What does the Royal Commission into Family Violence mean for Multicultural Communities?

MCWH hosted a forum on May 10th, 2016 titled: ‘What does the Royal Commission into Family Violence mean for Multicultural Communities?’  The forum aimed to facilitate discussion about the RCFV’s findings and recommendations specifically as they relate to CALD women Please…