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Wellbeing Session for Sisters

In Islam, taking care of our bodies and looking good in our homes for our husbands are both very important ways we practice our faith. We are taught that our bodies have rights: the right to be fed, the right to be clothed, the right to rest, the right to be taken care of in the best possible manner. This includes exercise and a healthy diet. For many Muslim women, attending a gym regularly is an important part of fulfilling our body’s rights.

MWASA invites newly arrived sisters in Adelaide to join us in our upcoming Wellbeing Session on Thursday, 10 May. We will be joining a group circuit class at a females-only gym and getting more information staying healthy and keeping in shape through exercise. To register, call us at 8212 0800. More information is in the flyer below. 

Parenting Talk on Australian Family Law

19 April 2018 –  A parenting talk was organised for parents who were new to Australia to give them an insight into how the legal system in Australia works. Parents gained a deeper understanding on their responsibilities to their children, laws concerning their children as well as family laws and policies at work in Australia.

The session also covered the following topics:

  • An overview of the legal system in Australia
  • Information on Australian family law
  • Rights and responsibility as a parent
  • Laws relating to children

Handouts were provided to the participants in different languages to help parents understand better.  Parents who attended the talk found the session useful since it provided them with information about their rights, being responsible parents. This will help them carry out their duties well.

Surviving the Ocean of Depression

22 February 2018 – Surviving the Ocean of Depression was an interesting program where participants aged between 35 to 70,  took part in sharing their experiences that lead them to depression and ways they adapt to deal with them. It was heartening to note that most felt happy after sharing their stories since they hardly get such opportunities to express their feelings or share it with anyone. For some, it is an ongoing battle, nevertheless, they put on a brave face.

MWASA would like to thank David Denborough, community worker, teacher and writer/editor for Dulwich Centre, for taking the time to faciliate the session. His involvment enabled the participants to form a support network and draw lessons and motivation from each other.

Information session on child disabilities

When it comes to dealing with children with disabilities in all walks of life, especially in regular classes and the daily activities of schools, most of us are clueless about it and find it rather challenging. Join us in our information talk and learn more about disabilities in children and intervention approaches.

Our trained and experience speaker from the National Disability Insurance Scheme will also take you through support programs and schemes for families.

For registration and more information, refer to the information brochure below.

Legal Session on Driving Laws

This talk for young Muslim women promoted safe driving and helped them understand more about the Australian driving laws.
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RAMADHAN PREPARATION TALK (25 MAY 2017)

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Refugee Week Event ‘A New Day’

Refugee-Week

The Muslim Women’s Association of SA invites women from the Adelaide metropolitan region to join us in celebration of Refugee Week 2016.

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There will be:

  • A screening of ‘By Compass and Quran’, a documentary film delving into the lives of the Muslim Cameleers

  • A success story shared by a refugee woman

  • Experiences shared by refugees of their first few weeks in Australia

You are welcome to wear your traditional clothes and bring a plate of food to share.

 

DATE

Friday 3 June 2016

 

TIME

10:30am – 1:30pm

 

COST

FREE

 

LOCATION

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Muslim Women's Association of SA Level 4, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

If you are coming by public transport, click here to plan your journey.

 

RSVP

Phone the office on 08 8212 0800, or email admin@mwasa.org.au by Friday 27 May 2016.

 

To view and print a flyer for this event, click here: ‘A New Day’ poster

Information Session on Domestic Violence

This information session on Domestic Violence has been organised specifically for newly arrived Muslim women who have been in Australia for 5 years or less as a refugee/humanitarian entrant.

Topics covered will include:

  • What is Domestic Violence?
  • Its effect on children
  • Services available

Anisa Varasteh, a counsellor with PEACE Multicultural Services, will be presenting.

Interpreter and refreshment provided.

 

DATE

Friday 6 May 2016

 

TIME

10:30am – 1pm

 

COST

FREE

 

LOCATION

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Muslim Women's Association of SA Level 4, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

If you are coming by public transport, click here to plan your journey.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Phone the office on 08 8212 0800 and speak with Shaista, or email admin@mwasa.org.au

 

MWASA is funded for this project by the Australian Government Department of Social Services through the Settlement Grants Program.

 

To view and print a flyer for this event, click here: Info Session_Domestic Violence_6th May 2016

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