Break-out session: 

Tuesday 20 November

11.10 am - 12.40 pm              

Stream 2: Dynamics and complexity of abuse and resilience

Symposium: Migrant and refugee women and communities

Presenters:

  • Cathy Vaughan (session lead), University of Melbourne: Family violence against migrant and refugee women: Prevention to response

  • Adele Murdolo, Multicultural Centre for Women's Health: Family violence against migrant and refugee women: Prevention to response

  • Barbara Trojanowska, Multicultural Centre for Women's Health, Family violence against migrant and refugee women: Prevention to response

  • Manjula O'Connor, University of Melbourne: Culturally constructed trauma therapy for South Asian Family Violence victim-survivors  

  • Vathsala Illesinghe, Ryerson University: Immigrant women’s responses to intimate partner violence: a transnational perspective