Unity Project

Unity Project

This year Cumberland Women’s Health Centre is proud to have Multicultural NSW as our partners for the Unity Project. This program was developed as a community building project for women varying in age and who are Aboriginal, refugees or newly arrived immigrants who speak little English.

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The Unity project aims to:

  • address and reduce barriers of prejudice, ignorance, stereo-typing, and social exclusion and isolation;
  • foster social inclusiveness through emerging new connections and an appreciation for cultural and religious differences;
  • assist disadvantaged women and girls to build their self –esteem and self-confidence, so that their self-empowerment may enable them to become positive contributors in their local communities;
  • address cultural conflicts that arise inter-generationally between participants raised in another culture, and their children raised in urban Australian communities- thus strengthening familial bonds;
  • improve communication skills, enabling the participants to improve their capacity to engage in their local English speaking environments.

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