Forced Marriage and Human Trafficking Training, March 23rd and 25th!

The South Asian Women’s Centre invites you to participate in our free full day training on Forced Marriages and Human Trafficking. The training will: Provide a specialized framework that looks at forced marriage as a form of human trafficking Provide resources and techniques for helping  survivors of domestic violence through means of forced marriage and human trafficking. Captures the issue of domestic violence within

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Join us for South Asian Women’s Centre 2nd Annual Gala Fundraiser on March 6th 2015 at 6:30PM. Enjoy a memorable night with dinner provided by THE HOST. The night will feature entertainment by the Autorickshaw (Suba Sankaran, Ed Hanley and Dylan Bell) and special appearances from electric dance company Sansrkiti Arts, hosting Global News anchor Angie Seth and other surprise guests. For more information

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FORUM: There is no “Honour” in Violence Against Women and Girls

*** PLEASE CIRCULATE WIDELY **** The South Asian Women’s Centre invites you to participate in our free full day forum titled “There is No ‘honour’ in Violence Against Women and Girls” . The forum will look at developing community strategies by bringing together community members, service providers and other stakeholders to address violence against women. The forum will begin with presentations by legal and

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WAYS & SAWC Yogathon 2014 comes to a Successful Close

Special Thanks to the wonderful women at We Are Your Sisters for organizing an amazing event. The energy was inspiring and it was a pleasure to meet and interact with all the participants. Thanks to the SAWC team & supporters who created a fundraising page and helped to coordinate the event: Kripa Sekhar (ED); Dina Sousa; Maryun Anis; Li Zhang; Nisha Vaswani (Board of

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SAWC & WAYS Partner for Yogathon

August 1 2014:“We Are Your Sisters” campaign is aimed at supporting the fight against rape, human trafficking and violence against women. Last year WAYS raised over $10,000 CAD for Prajwala, a women’s shelter in India which helps rescue and rehabilitate women who have been raped or trafficked.  This year, WAYS aims to make an impact both in India and Canada by partnering with the

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The Lotus Women’s Club hosts a fundraiser with proceeds supporting SAWC


The Lotus Women’s Club Hosts

Cooking with Heena

Learn to cook from a chef and enjoy a delicious lunch that you create!

Proceeds will support the South Asian Women’s Centre in Toronto

Date: Sunday May 25th, 2014

Time: 11:30am to 2:00pm

11:30am – 12:45 pm – cooking class

1:00 – 2:00 pm – lunch & presentation by Kripa Sekhar, Executive Director,
South Asian’s Women’s Centre

Location: Heena’s home
2449 Presquile Dr, Oakville, L6H 0B8
Tickets: $20 LWC members
$25 non-members

A portion of ticket proceeds will go to support the South Asian
Women’s Centre; additional monetary donations will also be

Clothing donations: We will be accepting donations of gently
used ethnic clothing (kurthas, salvar, saris), which will be
donated to the sewing program at the South Asian Women’s Centre.

The Lotus Women’s Club Flyer