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Too often, domestic violence is seen as private “family business” - something that happens behind closed doors. But domestic violence is not a private issue - it’s a community issue. It takes a community to make sure that women and children can live safe and free from abuse.

During my Master’s degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, I noticed that there were a very limited number of recent articles available in Canada on the issue of visible minority immigrant women experiencing domestic violence (DV). The literature that was available on DV experienced by immigrant women in Canada tended to focus on South Asian women, and did not reflect the diversity of experience that I was interested in.

Explore a career in conscious fashion. Monday, August 15, 2016 - 10:00 to Monday, August 29, 2016 - 10:00.

A free course for self-identified South Asian women, girls and trans people (includes Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Indo-Caribbean, Pakistan, Bangladesh).

The Social Services Network (SSN) in partnership with more than 25 regional and provincial partners is holding its 5th Annual Conference which is a culmination of the past four successful ones in Toronto; York, Peel and Durham.