SAWC & WAYS Yogathon 2014 – Sign up today!

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

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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

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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
accepted.

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


Vote for Amrit Kaur Miss World Canada 2014

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

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Tsering Lahmo on the Issue of Illegal Rooming Houses

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!


Interview with Prita Chhabra

Interview with Prita Chhabra, one of the entertainers for SAWC’s first ever Annual Gala and her comments on being asked to perform at the gala on January 17th, 2014. http://theindianeye.net/an-interview-with-prita-chhabra-2/ Contact info@sawc.org for tickets.