As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based violence, Muslim Women Australia presents an online forum that explores the impact of COVID-19 on Multilcultural communities. Sector leaders in family violence, cultural diversity, policy and settlement will explore the impact of COVID-19 on CALD communities in relation to womens’ access, safety, needs; what we’ve learnt so far and how we can better engage with and support culturally diverse communities.
Tuesday, 8th December 2020 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm via Webex
Maha Abdo – CEO, MWA. Impacts of COVID19 of family violence in multicultural communities in NSW and the research MWA conducted since March this year.
Mark Speakman – Attorney General, and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
Trish Doyle – Shadow Minister for Women and the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence, and Shadow Minister for Emergency Services
Violet Roumeliotis – CEO,SSI. Impacts of COVID19 on newly arrived and refugee communities in NSW.
Hayley Foster – CEO, Womens Safety NSW. Impacts of COVID19 on multicultural women accessing courts and the justice system, seeking DFV support.
Joseph La Posta – CEO, Multicultural NSW. Outcomes from the statewide roundtable.
Joanna Quilty – CEO, NSW Council of Social Services (NCOSS). Findings of the research NCOSS has been doing, particularly relating to the report ‘A Wave of Disadvantage across NSW: Impact of the COVID19 Recession.’