Promotion to Level D
Dr Cathy Vaughan, Centre for Health Equity
Cathy is a Senior Lecturer in Gender and Women’s Health, Centre for Health Equity and has previously acted as Head of the Gender and Women’s Health Unit. She currently leads research on the role of settlement and multicultural services in responding to violence against women; the Australian arm of a multi-country study on sexual and gender-based violence against refugees from displacement to resettlement; and research on building the capacity of faith leaders to respond to violence against women and family violence.
She also co-leads the kNOwVAWdata course to strengthen capacity to measure violence against women in Asia and the Pacific. Cathy is also currently involved in research into discriminatory acts against young people with disability; employment outcomes for people with disability; and on media representations of violence against women. Cathy is Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Women’s Health hosted by the Centre for Health Equity, and teaches post-graduate courses on Community-Based Participatory Research; Women and Global Health; and Preventing Violence Against Women.