Balancing reality with consent, full information and choice in applying the bans is key. “Survivors want some kind of assurances that they will have some protection when they report.”
A big thank you to everyone who came out to support our Art Aesthetics sale! There are still several pieces for sale, so please take a look! All items can also be viewed in person. To make an appointment for a viewing, please contact Stefania Sdao at email@example.com or (416) 323-9149 ext. 240 Prices are negotiable.
Register now for the next Barbra Schlifer Clinic, Outburst! Program Webinar on: Understanding Forced Marriage in North America
When: January 23rd 2014 from 1:00 pm – 3:00pm EST.
Forced marriage occurs when one or both of the parties are married without their consent or against their will. It is a form of family violence that can impact communities in Canada and the United States, presenting unique challenges for social service providers, lawyers and communities. This panel discussion, featuring experts from the United States and Canada, will provide attendees with an overview of the nature and scope of forced marriage in both countries, as well as discuss comparative challenges to providing support for individuals at risk. This webinar will feature presenter Deepa Mattoo of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO),Canada and Heather Heiman of the Tahirih Justice Center, United States. The two agencies have each conducted groundbreaking research projects on forced marriage in Ontario, Canada and the United States.
Please click here to register for the webinar – space is limited, so sign up soon. Webinar login information will be emailed out after you sign up. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Outburst! Coordinator Farrah Khan directly at 416-323-9149 ext 243 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is part of a series of quarterly webinars on “honour” related violence/forced marriage violence hosted by the Barbra Schlifer Clinic’s Outburst! Young Muslim Women Program.
BSCC Is Now is Accepting Applications for our ASL-English and LSQ-French Interpreters Violence Against Women Training For March 2014 in Ottawa
The Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic’s Interpreter Services is now accepting applications from ASL-English and LSQ-French Interpreters interested in participating in a training on interpreting in the Violence Against Women sector.
Completion of our Violence Against Women Training will prepare you to interpret in various VAW-related settings (e.g. shelters, social services, housing, legal, health, etc.).
The training will take place in Ottawa, ON.
Please see the attached the flyer for further details.
If interested, please fill out our Ottawa Training Availability Form . Please email completed availability form along with a resume to Shannon at email@example.com.