Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities

For more information and resources about working with CALD communities in the context of family violence, visit the InTouch or 1800RESPECT websites.

— Family Safety Pack

The Australian Government’s Family Safety Pack, available in 22 community languages, has information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault, forced marriage and Partner Visas.

— Working with Muslim women on the effects of family violence and child sexual abuse on children

An Australian Muslim Women’s Human Rights Centre guide.

— Cultural competence when working with CALD communities

A 1800RESPECT video guide.

— Window of opportunity: cultural misunderstanding

A 1800RESPECT video guide.

— Improving Cross-Cultural Practice: strategies and resources for working with women from CALD backgrounds

A 1800RESPECT video guide.

— iTalk

Multimedia resources for clients whose first language is a language is a language other than English.

Other resources

— Legal barriers for CALD women experiencing family violence

An InTouch report.

— What about the children? The voices of culturally and linguistically diverse children affected by family violence

An InTouch report.

— The Right to be Safe From Domestic Violence: Immigrant and Refugee Women in Rural Victoria

An InTouch report.

— Refugee settlement, safety and wellbeing

An InTouch report.

— Hearing Her Voice

A report from the kitchen table conversations held with CALD women in every state and territory between October 2014 and March 2015.

— State of Knowledge Paper: Promoting community-led responses to violence against immigrant and refugee women in metropolitan and regional Australia

This ANROWS ASPIRE project paper examines a broad range of national and international research.