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Us young women matter (2011)

Author

Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care

Publisher

Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care

City

Melbourne

Type

Resource package

 

Description

The content of this resource package was developed by young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women from the Us young women matter project. The project was designed to address alcohol and other drug use and pregnancy and keep culture strong. The young women documented their ideas about why they matter, using a variety of story-telling techniques (e.g. photos, drawing, painting, words, tapes, videos, songs, poems, butchers paper, interviews, sayings, essays, crafts). A range of resources were produced including:

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When to use this resource

This resource package can be used in young women's groups as an education tool or as inspiration to create their own resources about: why young women matter; issues relating to FASD; self-esteem; pregnancy and birthing; health, safety and wellbeing.

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Last updated: 16 February 2017
 
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