WRAP #87: #HerNameIs

The red shoes protest in Mexico in 2020 against femicide. Credit: Canva Much has been written over the last few months about the significant hardship faced by Australian international students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Advocates have expressed concerns about the…

Webinar: Kathryn Aedy on Prevention of violence against women and safer pathways to services for migrant and refugee communities

Mark your calendars! Our PVAW (Prevention of Violence Against Women) Team Leader, Kathryn Aedy, will be speaking on a webinar hosted by ANROWS about the ‘Prevention of violence against women and safer pathways to services for migrant and refugee communities’.…

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…

Simplifying Complexity

Violence against women has been getting the attention it deserves lately. It is heartening to see that government, media, community organisations and the general public are getting behind the movement to eliminate violence against women and to create a more…

Australian Human Rights Commission Roundtable in Melbourne on increasing CALD women’s voices

In 2011 the Australian Human Rights Commission hosted a successful study tour undertaken by the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women in Australia. You can read about the some of the outcomes of that tour, including the AHRC Report,…