March for Oromia in New York
“March for Oromia” – Peaceful Rally in Front of the United Nations (UN) in New York City; October 17, 2014
Melbourne VIC 3000
P. O. Box 150
Noble Park, Vic 3174
Working Hours: Wednesday 1pm–5pm
The aim of the program is to improving the mental health and well-being of Oromo community in Victoria. It aims to assist those experiencing, mental ill-health, their families and carers of all ages within this community to address the social determinants of mental health for Oromo community. It helps:
The goal of the project is to increase mental health literacy of Oromo community that aims:
Advocacy for Oromia will organise information session, women performance, radio programs,
culturally adopted conversations on Oromo Coffee Drinking ceremony, providing training for
mental health guides and forum and producing educational materials on the selected groups
and geographical area.
The FGM Education Program is a community based reproductive health programme set up in response to the rising number of FGM women settling in Victoria from Oromia, East Africa that practice FGM.