Key issues in immigrant and refugee women's health

MCWH works with other organisations to conduct health education, research, advocacy and community-specific projects. If you have a project you think we can help with, contact us here.

Sexual and reproductive health

We share vital information with women about sexual and reproductive health in many languages across Australia.

Preventing violence against women

Violence against women is a global issue that cuts across all communities. MCWH is working to stop the violence before it starts.

Women's leadership and advocacy

MCWH believes that immigrant and refugee women's leadership and advocacy is central to improving the health and wellbeing of immigrant and refugee women.

Supporting multicultural LGBTQ women

MCWH seeks opportunities to build resilience, capacity and leadership among LGBTIQ people from culturally diverse immigrant and refugee backgrounds. Read about the work we've done so far.

Our Voices, Changing Cultures

Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting

Visit our NETFA website, which raises national awareness about the negative impact of female circumcision (FGM/C) on women's health and what we can do to prevent it in the future.

International student health

When it comes to health and wellbeing, international students are an often underrepresented and undervalued group in Australian society. MCWH wants that to change.

International student health

Preventing gambling-related harm

Learn more about culturally appropriate community education and support services for gambling-related issues.

Responsible Gambling Project

Supporting people who care for others

Many people who look after elderly or unwell loved ones don't know that there are services to help them. MCWH offers education sessions and information to help.

Dealing With It Myself CALD Carers Project

Alcohol and other drugs

In partnership with Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, MCWH raises awareness about the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs. Watch our cool animation about how much is too much.

Healthy Lives healthy Futures Project

Can't find what you were looking for?

MCWH advocates for all issues related immigrant and refugee women's health and wellbeing. If you want to learn about an issue that is not listed here you can check our publications page, news feed or contact us and let us know!