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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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: 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. Contact for tickets.

About 30% of women suffer from domestic violence: WHO study The report, developed by the World Health Organization, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the South African Medical Research Council, presents the first global systematic review of scientific data on the prevalence of two forms of violence against women: violence by an intimate partner (intimate partner violence) and sexual violence by someone other than a partner (non-partner sexual violence). It

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Community Outraged by Cuts to South Asian Edition – OMNI News

South Asian Women’s Centre (SAWC), the Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention (ASAAP), the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) and the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA) expressed their shock and outrage to the Rogers Communications’ recent announcement about the cuts to multicultural and local news programming on OMNI, particularly to the cuts to South Asian Edition of OMNI News. Rogers/OMNI’s

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