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PRESENTATION | Lessons from the ASPIRE project: Investigating violence against migrant and refugee women in Tasmania and Victoria



Start Date

7th Jun 2016 5:30pm

End Date

7th Jun 2016 6:30pm

The Tasmanian Family Violence practice Community

with the support of

The Institute for the Study of Social Change

Invite you to attend a presentation by

Dr Linda Murry

Lecturer, Public Health and Global Health,
School of Medicine, University of Tasmania 

This Australia's National Research Organisation for Women's Safety (ANROWS) funded project has focused on the experiences of violence amongst immigrant and refugee women in Tasmania and Victoria - over the last year it has:

  • collected qualitative data from individual women who have experienced violence
  • conducted focus groups to explore various community's perceptions of violence
  • spoken with service providers about the barriers immigrant and refugee women face when accessing services.

The presentation will be followed by a Practitioner Panel featuring:

  • Jenny Forward - Refugee/Migrant Liaison Officer, Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Beth Lord - CALD Community Connection, FV Senior Project Officer, Phoenix Centre

Tuesday, 7 June (5.15 Welcome, 5.30 Presentation, 6.00 Panel, 6.30 Finish)

Hobart | Lecture Theatre 2, Medical Science Precinct, Cnr Liverpool and Campbell St, University of Tasmania
Launceston | Room 36, J Block, Newnham Campus, University of Tasmania
Burnie | Room B159, Cradle Coast Campus, University of Tasmania 

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