Excerpt from Prevention Victoria
Accessed on 29 August 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to disproportionately impact migrant women, from unemployment to housing, social isolation to family violence. Our work this year shows more than ever that tailored, multilingual information communicated by trained peer educators makes a real difference.
Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health’s (MCWH) has adapted its existing health education model to ensure migrant women still have access to accurate health information during the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown.
One key issue that coronavirus (COVID-19) has highlighted is the importance of accessible and culturally meaningful health information for Victoria’s migrant and refugee communities, and particularly for women.