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Video: teaching Arabs to talk about sex

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BBC news, 09 Jul 2019 Safa Tamish teaches Palestinians to talk about sex, a topic often seen as taboo in the Arab world. She encourages workshop participants to speak frankly, for example not shying away from using proper names for body parts in Arabic. A survey for BBC Arabic across the Middle East and North Africa has looked at attitudes on issues ranging from religion to homosexuality and...

FRESH: Aboriginal Focus course on 27-28 June

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SHINE SA, 29/05/2019 The FRESH Course: Aboriginal Focus is a 2-day course for workers who wish to improve their sexual and reproductive health knowledge and address sexual and reproductive health and relationship issues within Aboriginal communities. On completion of the FRESH course, you will: have an increased level of confidence working with Aboriginal communities in the area of sexual health...

SA drug bill risks another Stolen Gen: Aboriginal Health Council

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InDaily, March 21st, 2018 The head of South Australia’s peak Aboriginal health body has warned that a State Government plan to enforce mandatory drug treatment on young people risks dispossessing Aboriginal children of their culture. Aboriginal Health Council state branch CEO Shane Mohor has joined a growing chorus of social service and health bodies that have criticised the Controlled Substance...

Connecting country: busting myths about Indigenous Australians (podcast)

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Diversity Council of Australia, 2 Oct 2018 This 20-minute episode doesn’t just feature a beautiful Welcome to Country, but also attempts to connect Country by exploring the cultural and professional gaps that exist for Indigenous Australians at work and asking: where do these issues come from? Why do they persist? And what can we do to finally close the gap? Helping answer these questions...

Preventing sexual violence against young women from African backgrounds

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Prof. Donna Chung, Prof. Colleen Fisher, Dr. Carole Zufferey & Dr. Ravi K Thiara Australian Institute of Criminology Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 540, June 2018 This study explored how young women from African refugee and migrant backgrounds understand and experience sexual coercion and violence. Data was gathered from young women from African backgrounds and a wide...

A systematic review of Indigenous narratives of culturally safe healthcare communication

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The power of talk and power in talk: a systematic review of Indigenous narratives of culturally safe healthcare communication Australian Journal of Primary Health doi: 10.1071/PY17082 Volume: 24 Issue: 2 Abstract The study aimed to explore Indigenous narrative accounts of healthcare access within qualitative research papers, to better understand Indigenous views on culturally safe healthcare and...

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