The Royal Women’s Hospital has a strong commitment to working with women from a range of cultural backgrounds. Women from countries where Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has been practiced have been attending the hospital for many years. Out of this has grown an infrastructure o
The Family and Reproductive Rights Education Program (FARREP) is the primary response point for people who may have been exposed to cultural practices in their country of origin which have led to reproductive health issues. Funded by the Department of Health, the main objective of FAR
African antenatal DVD: ‘Your Pregnancy Your Health’ is a new African antenatal DVD available in Somali, Dinka and Arabic. This free resource was developed to inform and encourage women to present early for antenatal care aims to improve antenatal health and subsequent bir
PapScreen Victoria offer some of their resources in a range of languages. Their website has a search function which allows you to view which resources are available in the language you are searching for.
MHSS’ released their third edition of CALD communities,sexually transmissible infections & viral hepatitis: a resource manual for health and community services manual in Jan 2011. This edition covers: how culture interacts with health and sexuality the impacts of migration a
Bridging Differences, Enhancing Understanding was funded by the Victorian Department of Human Services to provide meaningful information about hepatitis and STI to refugee families. Its aims were to: educate parents and young people about BBV and STI offer parenting strategies based o
This study focused on how refugee youth access, interpret and implement sexual health information. The study built on the Good Starts Study For Refugee Youth project which identified the need to improve health literacy, particularly in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. The