Preston workshops offer menstrual support for girls entering adolescence
Always nice when you get the front page!!
View the article on Janoel Liddy and Jac Torres-Gomez published 10 June 2014.
Darebin Libraries in partnership with the Darebin Intercultural Centre and Crimson Movement are presenting this event on Tuesday 10 June (now sold out).
Event Details: A panel of guest speakers, music, food, henna art, coffee cup fortune telling – at this evening of entertainment we will embrace and explore what it means to be a woman in our wonderfully diverse cultures and through the seasons of life.
Speakers include Jac Torres-Gomez, community development practitioner and founder of Crimson Movement and author of Cycling to Grandma’s House, Dr Asha Pahuja who in her long career in India, the UK and Australia delivered nearly 12,000 babies, Daphne Milward, a Yorta Yorta elder who has worked within Aboriginal Affairs and provided indigenous policy and advocacy advice, Lina Kamel Hassan who fled civil war in Lebanon, eventually arriving in Australia and working for many years with Melbourne’s Arabic community groups and the Iraqi Women’s Refugee Group and Gover Navill Cadamster, born in Mumbai where she began her studies in nursing, and then completed further studies in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in Australia.
Don’t miss this chance to hear their stories, share your own and enjoy the other entertainments!
Venue: Darebin Intercultural Centre, 59a Roseberry Ave, Preston
Presented by Darebin Libraries in partnership with the Darebin Intercultural Centre and Crimson Movement.
-Janoel Liddy is passionate about girls and women recognizing and acting on their needs to lead a satisfying life. She teaches puberty and wellbeing to girls and boys in schools, facilitates workshops and retreats and works with groups in TAFE, university and community organisations in training and events. She is a mother of two with her partner of over two decades and dances, cooks, reads and writes when she can and must.