This national data report summarises the latest available data across a range of areas that impact on the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of immigrant and refugee women.
Promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women in metropolitan and regional Australia.
Note: This is Appendix 3 of the following document:
Our Watch, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) and VicHealth (2015) Change the Story: A shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia: Framework Foundations 2.
It comprises eight independently authored ‘think pieces’ that were commissioned by Our Watch. The views expressed in these papers are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the position of the framework partnership.
This report explores the key issues in working with men from immigrant and refugee communities in Australia to prevent violence against women. It applies a feminist intersectional approach to the question of men’s engagement and examines a range of issues that need to be considered in the development of primary prevention engagement strategies for immigrant and refugee men.
Drawing on the research and advocacy work being conducted by the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH), the paper analyzes female international students’ experiences with accessing sexual and reproductive health information and services.