Human Rights

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CMY's Strategic Plan 2018-2022 outlines our four key focus areas over the next five years, in our work supporting young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Read More
30/05/18
22-year-old Nyayoud Jice is a passionate advocate for human rights, “especially the rights of individuals whose voices have historically been marginalised and silenced.” With a Bachelor’s degree in C... Read More
30/06/17
Forced marriage is increasingly being identified as an issue affecting young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds in the Australian community. Any person who works with young people from migran... Read More
14/09/16
Meaning of Forced Marriage A forced marriage is when a person gets married without freely and fully consenting, because they have been coerced, threatened or deceived.In Australia, it is illegal to ca... Read More
06/09/16
As World Day of Social Justice is marked on Saturday 20th February, Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand has released a Forced Marriage Policy Position Paper addressing the issue of forced marriage in... Read More
19/02/16