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Women on temporary visas experiencing family violence face additional complex barriers to seeking help

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inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence, March 11th, 2020 CEO of inTouch, Ms Michal Morris, today released a position paper on women on temporary visas who are experiencing family violence. The paper urges the government to implement eight recommendations in order to improve supports and services for these vulnerable women. ‘I believe that all women who experience family violence in...

Fears family violence is going undetected by psychiatrists

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Guardian, Thu 10 May 2018 04.00 AEST
Half of Australia’s psychiatrists are receiving less than two hours of formal training in how to deal with family violence, a study has found.
The finding has raised fears family violence may be going undetected by psychiatrists, and prompted calls for a more comprehensive training regimen.

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Indian women are the largest migrant group in Australia to call family violence helpline

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SBS News, 10 Feb 2017 – 12:05 PM After Australian-born women, the largest number of women seeking help from the national family violence helpline 1800RESPECT are those born in India. In an earlier interview, social workers Taruna Singh Chaudhry and Prateek Pahwa had also revealed that India-born women facing family violence seldom access government services, for fear of losing their visa...

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