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
We are excited to present the event details for the Yogathon 2014. The event is gearing up to be a fun day for a good cause
The South Asian Women’s Centre is proud to partner with We Are Your Sisters (www.weareyoursisters.com) to highlight the issue of violence against women in our communities through a Yogathon! The 2014 Yogathon will raise funds to support much needed programming in Canada and India for women surviving violence. To register and support this initiative, please visit: Toronto Event on October 18, 2014: http://waystorontoyogathon.causevox.com/ Ottawa Event on October
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
Please follow the link below to watch our Executive Director, Kripa Sekhar, as seen on CityNews Toronto. m.citynews.ca/2014/05/30/torontos-south-asian-community-confronts-violence-against-women-at-home
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
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.
Amrit Kaur leads her life by giving the voiceless a means to be heard. This passion has manifested itself through the artistic platform. She began singing, playing the piano, and acting at an early age. She acted in the plays Tough, Macbeth, Waiting for Lefty, Past Perfect, and Twelfth Night, which addressed issues of bullying, sexual harassment, and suicide. Her talent garnered her among
Our very own Tsering Lhamo, settlement counselor, is contributing her experience of clients facing the issue of illegal rooming houses that are cheap yet a deadly form of housing for many. Please follow the link below: http://globalnews.ca/video/1221589/illegal-rooming-houses-are-cheap-but-deadly-forms-of-housing-for-thousands Enjoy!
Our Executive Director Kripa Sekhar on The Agenda with Steve Paikin discussing the topic of “Protecting India’s Women”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY9IlXHAHso Enjoy!
Our Executive Director Kripa Sekhar on the current, on “The Law and the Language of Rape” from Friday January 31, 2014 Morning at 8:30 am http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/ Enjoy!