SAWC Launches Our Cookbook

Learn The Secrets Of Making Great Food While Supporting Women And Families In Need! SAWC is pleased to announce the launch of our cookbook – Developed by Subhui Jaffrey, our talented settlement and Mental Health worker, with recipes from the members, volunteers, clients and staff at the Centre. To purchase your copy, please Contact: Kripa Sekhar Executive Director, South Asian Women’s Centre 416-537-2276 ext.

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SAWC 2015 Fundraising Gala: Highlights

SAWC’s Annual Fundraising Gala was held on March 6, 2015 at the Casa Do Alentejo at Dufferin and Dupont. The theme was “End Violence and Honour Women”, this is SAWC’s way of reclaiming the true definition of the word honour which is to respect women. The event was emceed by Angie Seth, reporter for Global News. The Gala was very well attended by array of dignitaries, donors, supporters,

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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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