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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Share a hug and support SAWC

START A HUG CHAIN Join the Time to Hug by Huggies movement in support of the South Asian Women’s Centre! 1/ Take a picture of you hugging someone special in your life. Hug your baby, your spouse, your friend, or a family member. 2/ Upload your photo to the Time to Hug* Facebook page using #timetohug. 3/ Share the photo with your friends to

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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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We Talk Women Presents “No Honour in Killing”

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

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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


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

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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