16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence – Day 6

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The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is a global initiative running from 25 November through 10 December, annually.

 

78.9% of trans young people have experienced issues with school, university or TAFE and have higher rates of wanting to hurt themselves, self-harming, reckless behaviour, suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts, diagnosis of depression and anxiety than those who did not experience issues with school, university or TAFE.

 

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Modelling Educational Behavioural Change

Parenting course for African familiesEthnic Council of Shepparton and District in collaboration with Catholic Care, Sandhurst presented the final session in a four-part program on improving family relationships/family health for settlement communities of Greater Shepparton on Thursday 25 October.

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FECCA 2019: Youth of Colour and Culture: The journey of social change

Mariam Mgoter and Ali Albattaat at FECCA 2019Mariam Mgoter and Ali Albattaat – Project Officers with the Ethnic Council Shepparton & District gave a joint presentation at the 2019 FECCA Conference in Hobart on the topic of Youth of Colour and Culture: The journey of social change for equality and social justice through the voices of the youth

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FECCA 2019: Know Your Roots Program for Pacific Islanders in the Goulburn Valley

Know Your Roots logoMellisa Silaga – Project Officer of the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District presented one session at the 2019 FECCA Conference by name Pacific Islander – NZ Citizens: The Unbroken Intergenerational Chain of Limited Education and Poverty after migrating to Australia

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FECCA 2019: Regional Youth Settlement

Dr Apollo Nsubuga-KyobeDr Apollo S Nsubuga-Kyobe – long standing board member of the Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District – gave one presentation at the FECCA 2019 Conference on the topic of Regional Youth Settlement: Dichotomies, Challenges, and Opportunities, North East Victoria –Shepparton Case Study.

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