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Impact of Family Violence: A South Asian Perspective

Toronto, Ontario
May 5, 2011

8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Queen's Park, MacDonald Block, 77 Wellesley Street

The South Asian population is increasing.  Issues are compounding.  Effective measurable solutions are being sought.  Come and be part of this interactive forum.


  • Honour-based Violence and the Canadian Context
  • Violence against Women and Children, Communal and Religious Silence
  • Cultural Immunity: Men who abuse and why? Breaking the cycle
  • Impact of Family Violence
  • Hope: Human rights, legal challenges and the United Nations
  • Forced Marriages: South Asian culture and the reinforcement of Family honour
  • Immigration, sponsorship and the reinforcement of isolation and terror
  • The Role of Film, Television and Media in Perpetuating Family Violence
  • Elder Abuse, Signs, Symptoms and Solutions

Cost of Conference: $25

Spaces are limited. Register as soon as possible:

For information and sponsorship contact Khadija Kathy Ali at