Participants needed for Needs Assessment Survey: “There is no ‘honour’ in violence against women and children.”



Dear Members,

The South Asian Women’s Centre is currently conducting a project entitled – “There is no ‘honour’ in violence against women and children.” As part of the project, we are conducting a needs assessment and would like to request your help in completing the 10 minute survey below.

Here is the link:


Thank you in advance for all your help.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact Manivilie Kanagasabapathy – mkanagasabapathy@sawc.org or 416-537-2276 ext 230.


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