Racism: Understanding your rights and taking action - Muslim communities

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Understanding your rights and taking action against racism for Muslim communities

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The Victorian Multicultural Commission (VMC) and the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) unequivocally condemn racism.

To educate and empower multicultural and multifaith communities in Victoria, the VMC and VEOHRC have come together to run a series of information sessions.

This session is for Muslim communities and will be opened by the Muslim Legal Network, Islamic Council of Victoria.

Participating in this session will provide you with information to better understand and exercise your rights if you or someone you know experiences racism, religious discrimination, or racial or religious vilification.

You will also learn how to recognise racism, how to report it and where to seek advice and support.

We’ll cover

• What does discrimination, vilification and victimisation mean?

• Where to get help and advice

• How to report racism

• Why reporting racism is important

• How to take action against racism

Who should attend?

This session is for Victoria's Muslim communities and has been designed to create a safe space for participants to contribute.

Places for each session are reserved for participants identifying with the specified cultural background. Please note these sessions are not intended for professional development.

Please note - a separate session will be held for Muslim women on 16 September 2020.


All participants must register to attend this session.


This session will be interactive, with participants encouraged to contribute in a safe and confidential environment.

For more information about VEOHRC and VMC:



This session is funded by the Victorian Government.

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