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A Biannual Newsletter Published by
Immigrant Women's Speakout Association of NSW

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Issue 16 
Summer 2007

WOMEN’S WHISPERING:
SEXUAL ASSAULT ISSUES AMONG CALD WOMEN

Inside:

  • Sexual Violence in Refugee Communities
  • Reality of Sexual Assault among CALD women
  • Sexual Assault in Marriage
    SPECIAL CONTRIBUTIONS:
  • Determination in Displacement:
    An immigrant woman’s reflection on trafficking of women and human rights
  • Purdah of the Heart and the Eyes:
    An Examination of Purdah as an Institution in Pakistan

Issue 15 
Winter 2006

REVISITING CALD WOMEN’S ISSUES

Inside:

  • Acid Attack (Violence) on Cambodian Women
  • ‘Multiple Jeopardy’ of Korean Migrant Women
  • Violence as Social Exclusion: CALD Women in Multicultural Australia
  • WARM Factsheet 1:
    Women Still in Immigration Detention
  • WARM Factsheet 2:
    Women Released from Immigration Detention
  • WARM Issues Paper:
    Changes to the Domestic Violence Provision (DVP)

Issue 14 
Winter 2004

THE WOMEN AND FAMILIES FROM
CALD BACKGROUND ISSUE

Inside:

  • Doing It Solo
  • Life Behind Barbed-Wire
  • DV and Its Impact on Children
  • Child Care Choices
  • Services for NESB Children, Families and Communities
  • My Back Is Killing Me! What Can I Do?
  • Supporting the Transition of Bilingual Children to Preschool
  • An Update on the Families First Project
  • Speakout News

Issue 13 
Summer 2004

THE WOMEN TRAFFICKING ISSUE

Inside:

  • Trafficking in Women for Prostitution
  • Trafficking, Gender and Human Rights
  • Australia Can Do Better for Sex Slaves
  • Trading Humans and Purple Roses
  • The Surry Hills Slave Traders
  • Children's Lives in Immigration Detention Centres
  • Speakout AGM and Consultation

Issue 12 
Winter 2003

THE IMPACT OF TEMPORARY PROTECTION VISAS ON REFUGEE WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Inside:

  • TPV-Misguided policy, shattered lives
  • Finding a job under the TPV
  • Overview of Special Benefit Recipients on TPV
  • TPV holders and access to higher education
  • Speakout Migrant and refugee women's pre-election forum - The Outcomes

Issue 11 
Winter 2002

THE ANTI-RACISM ISSUE

Inside:

  • Imagining Refugees: Borders and Ideas of Nation
  • Youth and Cultural Identity
  • Hansonism and the Howard Government
  • Internment, Surveillance and Incarceration
  • Update on Temporary Protection Visa
  • The We Are All Boat People Campaign

Issue 10 
Summer 2001

Special Edition
EMPLOYMENT & IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE WOMEN

Inside:

  • A profile of Immigrant & Refugee Women at work in Australia
  • Diversity Management
  • Korean Women in and out of the workforce
  • Illegal Workers
  • The Secret of Succes

Issue 9   
Winter 2001

REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS
what is Australia's responsibility?

  • Community responses to the Tampa crisis
  • Refugee women in detention
  • Asylum seekers in the community
  • Protection visas and the law
  • Testimonials from women detainees
  • Domestic violence and asylum
  • Refugee women around the world
  • Racialised Punishment in Australia

Issue 8   
Autumn 2001

Cover: Poster for Stop Domestic Violence Day 26th April

  • Migrant Women trapped in Violence
  • Women, Migration and Domestic Violence
  • Fair Wear
  • Refugees in Australia
  • Women, Racism, the United Nations & Community Development
  • Living from a Suitcase comes to Holroyd

Issue 7   
Spring 2000

Welfare Reform
plus

  • Temporary Protection Visas
  • Women in Cuba
  • Campaign for Legal Aid for Women and Children in Family Law
  • Australian Mandatory Detention Policy for Asylum Seekers

Issue 6

Issue 6   
Summer 2000

Cover: Speakout Rebels at IWD March

  • 'Living from a Suitcase' Exhibition
  • Women and Abortion
  • Information Technology Project
  • Elsie Women’s Refuge Housing Working Party
  • The Future of the Specialist Migrant Placement Officer Program
  • Property and Family Law: Options for Change Discussion Paper
  • Summary of Speakout’s Submission to the Attorney General’s Department: Issues Affecting Migrants on the 2 Year Waiting Period
  • Parliamentary Watch: Green Paper on Welfare Dependency

Issue 5

Issue 5
Winter 1999
Celebrating International Women's Day 1999
Special liftout section:
Return to Women's Cafe 1999

  • Forum on Programs for Perpetrators
  • Report on Garment Outworkers
  • STOP Domestic Violence Day
  • Association of Non-English Speaking Background Women of Australia (ANESBWA) Update

Issue 4

Issue 4
Autumn 1999

Living without violence: A Visual Art Exhibition by Women Of Western Sydney

  • New Government Initiatives
  • Featuring our Members: NSW Working Women's Centre
  • Chinese Radio Segments
  • Leadership Program

Issue 3

Issue 3
Summer 1998

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 50th Anniversary

  • Information Technology
  • NESB Women and the Private Rental Market
  • Featuring our Members: Vietnamese Women's Association
  • Indonesian Women
  • Conference Report Back: Partnerships, Prevention & Rural Action
  • Conference Report Back: 2nd National DV, Children and Young People

Issue 2

Issue 2
Spring 1998
Untiltled

  • Women's Policy Position in NSW
  • Outcomes: Speakouts Planning Day
  • 'Womens Cafe'
  • Abuse and Elderly Womens Project
  • Refugee Women Speakout
  • Perpetrator Programs? Speakout's Position
  • Khmer Women
  • Policing and Domestic Violence for NESB Women
  • Launch of the Legal Information Project

Issue 1

Issue 1
Winter 1998

  • AGM Update
  • New Management Committee
  • New Employment Market
  • Jumping Boulders
  • Sudanese Women's Group


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