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Nyadol Nyuon uses National Press Club speech to denounce racism, launch survey on refugee women

Nyadol Nyuon has shared powerful first-hand accounts of racism and called for a "bold" and "revolutionary" multicultural vision for Australia in a speech at the National Press Club today.

The chair of Harmony Alliance, a women’s advocacy group, made the remarks at the launch of a new survey of migrant and refugee women, which found one-third had experienced violence at the hands of their partners.

  • Erin Handley
  • ABC

Ms Nyuon said Australia first felt like home to her when, after living in a refugee camp in Kenya and praying nightly with her mother to escape, she touched down at Tullamarine airport in Melbourne in…

“I handed that passport to the immigration officer…

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