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GHOST PICTURES PTY LTD

Formidable Women

‘FORMIDABLE WOMEN’ is a feature-length documentary about two remarkable women, Oral Historian Wendy Lowenstein and dance historian, bio-chemist & indigenous rights Activist, Shirley Andrews OAM. Lifelong militant activists, their pioneering contributions to the creation of Australia’s national folk and oral...
Just Peoples

Therapy for at-risk teen mothers

In Kenya, 1 in 5 girls aged 15 to 19 become mothers. Many of these young women encounter significant mental health vulnerabilities during pregnancy and postpartum. Stigma and isolation lead to school dropout, strained relationships and difficulties managing motherhood which...
Just Peoples

Nurses on Motorbikes to Reduce Mother and Infant

Malawi faces one of the highest maternal mortality ratios globally, currently estimated at 5.7 maternal deaths per 1,000 live births. Heartbreakingly, 1 out of every 37 babies born in Malawi still dies in the first month of life. Expectant mothers...
Transforming Justice Australia

Survivor centred restorative justice in response to sexual abuse and related harm

Transforming Justice Australia is one of three community based organisations providing restorative justice in response to sexual abuse and related harm, and the only in NSW. They provide free services in the community and have a team of facilitators based...
The Royal Women's Hospital

The Cornelia Program: Breaking the cycle of homelessness for vulnerable women and their babies

The Women’s, Launch Housing and HousingFirst have collaborated to develop the Cornelia Program – an Australian-first initiative that aims to break the cycle of homelessness and support pregnant women and new mothers to develop a lasting bond with their babies.
Kokoda Track Foundation

Project Zero

PNG is one of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a woman or girl. KTF wants to help change that. Project Zero has one goal - to protect the most vulnerable in our communities, especially women and...
McAuley Community Services for Women

Keeping women and children Safe at Home

The default action has long been that the only way a victim survivor of violence can be safe is that they need to leave their home in order to be safe. Safe at Home would provide women with the choice...
Birth for Humankind

Leading the Victorian Pregnancy and Homelessness Network

Pregnant women and gender diverse birthing parents experiencing homelessness – and their children – are among the most vulnerable members of our community, yet they remain under-represented in data collection and targeted support responses.
The Farm in Galong Ltd

Life Skills Program

The Farm in Galong aims to provide a place of restoration for women and children affected by substance abuse. Their life skills program help women with the support they need to emerge from a life of chaos. Women go to...
Documentary Australia

Under Cover - Documentary Film

Women over 50 are the fastest-growing cohort experiencing homelessness in Australia and Under Cover follows an eclectic group of these women who are tough and determined, while experiencing homelessness. Their moving but optimistic portraits lay bare the flaws in our...
Birth for Humankind Limited

Building a diverse community doula workforce

Providing employment pathways for culturally diverse women and improving health service access and outcomes for people experiencing disadvantage during pregnancy, birth and early parenting.
Documentary Australia Foundation

Bukal Bukal

Why is the fact Aboriginal women are the fastest growing Incarceration group in Australia, not a part of urgent national discussion? Henrietta reveals the direct links between institutional racism and its trickle down effect into Aboriginal society, creating third world...