Increased knowledge about Femal genital mutilation(FGM), and health care for girls / women who have been victims of FGM
Intercultural Health Info (IHI) has in 2016 and 2017 received funding from the Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi) to contribute to increased knowledge of FGM and health care to women who have been subjected to genital mutilation.
- Increased knowledge about child upbringing in Norway.
Intercultural Health Info (IHI) has in 2016, 2017 and 2018 received funds from the Ministry of Children, Youth and Family Affairs (Bufdir) for the project “Increased knowledge about child rearing among parents with Ethiopian Eritrean background”.
- Project no to the stigmatization of HIV positive
IHI has received funding from the Directorate of Health (Helsedir) for the project – No to the stigmatization of HIV-positive
IHI will energize and inform HIV-positive people with minority backgrounds to live an almost normal life, without the stigma and isolation. Through this measure would HIV-positive people with minority backgrounds adequate information, and live without stigma and isolation.
IHI will cooperate with HivNorway and Aksept on this project. IHI will disseminate information about Aksept in these communities so they also make use of the offer from Aksept and HIVNorway.
Furthermore IHI cooperates with religious bodies and associations with minority backgrounds to inform about HIV-positive and distributing leaflets on the topic. The aim is to prevent taboo and stigma of HIV-positive people within minority communities.