Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Portraits in Pink: Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer Screening

Women from Indian and Sri Lankan backgrounds have one of the lowest breast screening rates in NSW. The Pink Sari Project led by NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service and its partner organisations aims to raise awareness about breast screening among these communities. Portraits in Pink is a photographic exhibition of 14 breast cancer survivors from Indian and Sri Lankan backgrounds. These courageous NSW women, shared their stories with photographers from the sub continent. I was privileged to be part of this project and a little sad I am not in Sydney to celebrate with them at the opening of the exhibition. I wish them all the best in their journeys...

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