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COVID-19 Update

SAWC has been functioning from 800 Lansdowne and providing in person services since 1st June 2020. Prior to this we were working remotely. Please call the office at 416 -537 2276 to book an appointment. SAWC follows the Toronto Public Health COVID 19 protocol.


COVID-19 Update

SAWC regrets to inform clients and others that due to covid-19 all services including tax clinic have been suspended. In order to promote social distancing, we will be temporarily closing our Lansdowne and Scarborough locations until further notice, pending on further information from our government and health officials. The tax deadline has been extended. Please access the CRA website to get answers to any

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About 30% of women suffer from domestic violence: WHO study

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/9789241564625/en/index.html The report, developed by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council, presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence). It

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Community Outraged by Cuts to South Asian Edition – OMNI News

South Asian Women’s Centre (SAWC), the Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP), the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) and the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) expressed their shock and outrage to the Rogers Communications’ recent announcement about the cuts to multicultural and local news programming on OMNI, particularly to the cuts to South Asian Edition of OMNI News. Rogers/OMNI’s

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