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Talking about Muslim women’s safety

From the archives As the bombs began falling on Iraq, racism flourished in Australia’s media, in our parliaments and on our streets. The visibility of Muslim women means they are… Read the full article »

Board passes statement of respect

Women’s Health West board of directors passed the following statement of respect at the 1 April board meeting: Women’s Health West values diversity in our region. We recognise, respect and… Read the full article »

Infographic: rising police referrals

We’re having a very busy year – this infographic presents some data to show you how police referrals have increased in the past year and over the past few years… Read the full article »

Welcome to Women's Health West

Women’s Health West is committed to improving equity and justice for women in Melbourne’s western region. We deliver family violence services and undertake health promotion actions. If you are in immediate danger call the police on 000. To escape family violence contact us on 9689 9588 or Safe Steps Family Violence Response Centre on 1800 015 188.

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Feature: Powerful stories shared for International Women's Day


We hope you enjoy this photo blog of our celebrations for International Women’s Day. We had 90 people join us for the launch of short films about women standing up for their rights, followed by a Q&A panel with the women involved. And there were amazing performances! Read more