The news of our Anti-dowry campaign has reached India, Punjab. This should start to make an impact on the perpetrators who demand dowry, take the gifts and cash and then abandon their new brides in Australia or leave them behind in India, without any care or concern for that human being. Read the article in […]

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Fare thee well!  Minister Fiona Richardson, Australia’s  First Minister  for Prevention of Family Violence. We are sad to loose you so early. “The Australasian Centre for human rights and health was honoured to work with you , and receive your support . We pledge  to keep up your campaign for gender equality and work towards […]

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NEW ACHRH FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION PROJECT FUNDED BY VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT  Congratulations to all the SOUTH ASIAN COMMUNITIES. Victorian Government’s funding of project. This is a win for South Asian migrants and we welcome other migrants in as well. “United we stand” aims to achieve ACHRH vision of an equitable and harmonious society and promotion of family […]

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And then life is happy ever after. Sometimes it does and sometimes dreams do not come true. One year ago Natak Vihar,  a community theater produced by the Australasian Centre for Human Rights and Health, written by 20 volunteers of South Asian communities was  performed by the same volunteer actors in front of the same […]

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A woman told me she was pregnant 2 years back with her baby girl – now a cute 2 years toddler. She said she had an ultrasound by her doctor. She is a modern educated woman and she had no interest in finding out the sex of the baby.  But he demanded to know the sex. […]

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While the discussion continues over whether to introduce respectful relations classes into Victorian schools, one Melbourne boys school decided to make respectful relationships its year-long focus of 2015. Students from St Kevin’s College in Melbourne organised briefings, assembly talks and a lunch-time forum to begin to educate staff and boys about family violence and what […]

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On the 14th of December 2016, ACHRH convened the first ever national summit to address dowry related violence in Australia.  The forum brought together a diverse group of community stakeholders concerned with domestic violence – medical professionals, members of the legal fraternity, members of parliament, policy advisers, business leaders, journalists, not for profit organisations, academics […]

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