Resources on domestic and family violence in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) and refugee communities.

Print Resources (Pamphlets, brochures, PDF, Leaflets)

CALD-Refugee

Women\'s Legal Services NSW, 2013

Diagram highlighting additional challenges CALD and refugee women may experience as victims of domestic violence.

Also, see our CALD and Refugee Services page.

Women\'s Legal Services NSW, 2013

Diagram highlighting the unique strengths of CALD and refugee women to be aware of.

Also, see our CALD and Refugee Services page.

Domestic & Family Violence and People from Immigrant and Refugee Backgrounds
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

Family violence affects women with disabilities too. A guide for service providers in the family violence and disability...

Women\'s Legal Service Queensland, 2012

Practical information on immigration and domestic violence.

Avert Family Violence, Australian Institute of Social Relations, 2011

This video contains dramatised scenarios and commentary on domestic violence and diversity issues.

Women’s Legal Services NSW

This poster provides helpful hints on how to work effectively with interpreters.

Immigrant Women’s Speak Out, 2011 (Website)

Three radio plays for women who may not be literate in their own language.

They cover Domestic Violence – What you can do about itWhat are the Family Violence Provisions? and What is the Staying Home Leaving Violence program?

 
 
 
The Cultural Dictionary (Toolkit)
Migrant Resource Centre Canberra, 2003

This toolkit contains information aimed at increasing cultural understanding for service providers. Includes summaries for different ethnicities, nationalities, and groups and helps inform providers to be culturally aware. 

Legal Aid, 2011

A legal education resource for newly arrived migrants with limited English skills.

Legal Aid NSW and WLSNSW, 2013

This fact sheet summarises the Ask LOIS webinar on this topic. In includes general tips on working with CALD and Refugee clients, information on refugee adjustment, Islamic divorce, interpreters and more.

Women’s Legal Services NSW

This factsheet provides helpful hints on how to work effectively with interpreters.

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