This national data report, published online July 2016, summarises the latest available data across a range of areas that impact on the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of immigrant and refugee women. The data in this report has been obtained from a variety of sources ranging from
This training video has been developed by cohealth in partnership with local communities to improve knowledge about female circumcision and support health professionals to communicate with their clients about female circumcision.
This report examines current knowledge about family violence against immigrant and refugee women. The report identifies key gaps in literature, particularly in connection to the ways immigration policies, structural disadvantage and location interact with immigrant and refugee women’s
A report on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGC) in communities living in regional Victorian Centres. Conducted in consultation with regional health and resettlement service providers and members of the Kenyan, South Sudanese, Sudanese and Togolese communities living in Ballarat, G
The Organisation for Refuge, Asylum and Migration has a new online portal to help official bodies and NGOS share approaches to protecting LGBTI refugees and adopt best practices in the protection of LGBTI people globally.
Australian Muslim Women’s Centre for Human Rights has a range of publications available for download. Resources include reports on family violence, and on race, faith and gender; a guide for teachers working with Muslim students; a media guide; and multilingual publications on v
Abstract Sexual and gender-based violence is widespread in conflict-affected environments. The field of conflict-related sexual and gender-based violence is active and constantly expanding. Recent research and analysis are drawing attention to the complexity of this form of violence,
The Having a baby in a new country project was undertaken to address the gap in available evidence about how women and men of refugee-background experience health services during pregnancy, birth and in the first months following birth.
This practice monograph from the Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse brings together contributions on the topic of working with refugees who have histories of trauma, including torture, sexual violence and domestic and family violence. The papers cover: practice issu