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October 2016

Presentation to the Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Kripa Sekhar, ED Reena Tandon, Chair of Board Marmitha Yogarajah, Project Coordinator SAWC would like to sincerely thank the committee for giving us the opportunity to present our work in the area of violence and abuse against young women and girls. SAWC is a multi- service agency, and was founded in 1982 by a very committed group of volunteers who tried to support women

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SAWC is looking forward to the screening of DRIVING WITH SELVI screenings at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema (506 Bloor St. W) and the co-presentation. Trailer: DRIVING WITH SELVI Meet Selvi: A charming, strong and utterly courageous young woman who happens to be South India’s first female taxi driver. Selvi was forced to marry at a young age, only to find herself in

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The Greenbelt Adventure to Farintosh Farms

SAWC was approved for a trip the great Farintosh Farms on Thursday September 15th 2016. With fourty eager participants of all ages, The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and SAWC managed to create an adventurous day for our group of newcomer and immigrant women. The group departed for the farm at 9 AM on a yellow school bus rental. The ride itself was fun-filled

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