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Press Conference to respond to Government of Canada’s introduction of Bill S-7, the Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act

On November 19th, 2014 at Thomas Lounge (Oakham House), violence against women activists and community legal experts came together for an emergency press conference to respond to the Government of Canada’s introduction of the Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act (Bill S-7). Featuring: Avvy Go (Metro Toronto Chinese & Southeast Asian legal Clinic), Harmy Mendoza (Woman Abuse Council of Toronto), Shalini Konanur (South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario), Audrey Huntley (No More Silence), Mary Lou Fassel (Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic), Laverne Blake (Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter), Christa Big Canoe (Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto).

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2014

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