THANKS TO OUR WONDERFUL SUPPORTERS!

Thank you to all those who attended the SAWC Annual Fundraising Gala and supporting the fight to end violence and empower women and families. Thanks to our M/C for the Night – Angie Seth We would like to especially thank our sponsors for their generous donations of time, skill, talent, money and resources. Corporate Sponsors: Alterna Savings Alpha Laboratories Inc Amalgamated Transit Union Local

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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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SAWC GALA FUNDRAISER SAVE THE DATE!

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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Share a hug and support SAWC

START A HUG CHAIN Join the Time to Hug by Huggies movement in support of the South Asian Women’s Centre! 1/ Take a picture of you hugging someone special in your life. Hug your baby, your spouse, your friend, or a family member. 2/ Upload your photo to the Time to Hug* Facebook page using #timetohug. 3/ Share the photo with your friends to

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INSTRUCTORS ANNOUNCED FOR YOGATHON!!!!

The South Asian Women’s Centre and We are Your Sisters is pleased to announce the Instructors and studios who will be participating in Yogathon 2014 Annu Gaidhu – Reigning Miss India Canada & Toronto’s youngest certified yoga instructor at the age of 23 who recently launched her own yoga business “Bliss Yoga With Annu” Auni Boghossian – Lead instructor at Yoga Vision, Mississauga. She

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We Talk Women Presents “No Honour in Killing”

A Presentation by “We Talk Women” on the topic of ‘Honour’ violence. Join for a screening of Banaz: A Love Story by Deeyah Khan, followed by a discussion on the topic of ‘honour’ violence. SAWC ED, Kripa Sekhar, will be one of the panel members Tickets are available at: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/no-honour-in-killing-tickets-12665746589 Panel Members: Dr. Amin A. Muhammad – Professor in the Psychiarty department at the

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