Displaying items by tag: women - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:20:35 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Quebec's Bill 62 is an Oppression http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42613-quebec-s-bill-62-is-an-oppression http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42613-quebec-s-bill-62-is-an-oppression Many are questioning the constitutionality of a Bill which prohibits face coverings when seeking public services, despite the religious significance it may hold.
Commentary by: Surjit Singh Flora in Brampton, ON It's absurd to pass any law that is so obviously a violation…
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Commentary Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:31:45 -0400
To Understand a Culture, Read the Women http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41552-to-understand-a-culture-read-the-women http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41552-to-understand-a-culture-read-the-women Sarah Raughley poses with her novel
by Tazeen Inam in Brampton Canadian woman authors believe that our society tends to equate femininity with a sense of…
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Arts & Culture Sat, 13 May 2017 20:30:24 -0400
Graphic Novel Highlights Sexual Abuse of Immigrant and Refugee Women http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41129-graphic-novel-highlights-sexual-abuse-of-immigrant-and-refugee-women http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41129-graphic-novel-highlights-sexual-abuse-of-immigrant-and-refugee-women
by Tazeen Inam in Mississauga A graphic novel that creates awareness about sexual abuse among immigrant and refugee women has…
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Books Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:21:32 -0400
Caught Between Two Competing Images of Womanhood http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/39754-caught-between-two-competing-images-of-womanhood http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/39754-caught-between-two-competing-images-of-womanhood Celebrating Gina's baptism in 1963, with Nonna Luigina (centre)
by Dr. Gina Valle in Toronto Children of immigrants learn to live in two worlds. As a first-generation Canadian, I…
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Arts & Culture Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:55:00 -0500
“I Almost Died from Genital Mutilation” http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/38572-i-almost-died-from-genital-mutilation http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/38572-i-almost-died-from-genital-mutilation A road sign near Kapchorwa, Uganda.
Commentary By Dr. Nanah Sheriff Fofanah-Sesay Female genital mutilation (FGM) comprises of all procedures involving partial or total removal of…
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Health Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:23:46 -0400
GARY THANDI’S COLUMN: Honouring the Strengths of Victims of Violence http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37817-gary-thandi-s-column-honouring-the-strengths-of-victims-of-violence http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37817-gary-thandi-s-column-honouring-the-strengths-of-victims-of-violence GARY THANDI’S COLUMN: Honouring the Strengths of Victims of Violence
OFTEN victims of intimate partner abuse, especially immigrant women, are portrayed as completely powerless and helpless in addressing the abuse.…
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Health Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:01:59 -0400
Sacrifices of ‘Nonnas’ Should Not Be Forgotten http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37459-sacrifices-of-nonnas-should-not-be-forgotten http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37459-sacrifices-of-nonnas-should-not-be-forgotten Gianna Patriarca's new collection of short stories, All My Fallen Angelas, tells of the experiences of women, young and old, living in Toronto’s Italian immigrant community. 
by Rosanna Haroutounian in Quebec City The recent death of Abdirahman Abdi after his violent arrest in Ottawa and the…
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Books Tue, 30 Aug 2016 10:29:00 -0400
SFU Study Finds Sexism is Biggest Barrier for Women http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37279-sfu-study-finds-that-sexism-is-the-biggest-barrier-for-women-entering-municipal-politics http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37279-sfu-study-finds-that-sexism-is-the-biggest-barrier-for-women-entering-municipal-politics SFU Study Finds Sexism is Biggest Barrier for Women
A study led by SFU Masters of Public Policy (MPP) student Halena Seiferling found that the biggest barrier for women…
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Politics Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:01:13 -0400
Graphic Novels Help Minority Women Share Stories http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37130-graphic-novels-help-minority-women-share-stories http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37130-graphic-novels-help-minority-women-share-stories From l to r: Nicole Burton, Seemi Jamil and Farrah Khan discuss the ways in which they use comic books as advocacy and social justice tools during The Panel is Political discussion at Another Story Bookshop.
by Shan Qiao in Toronto Without saying anything, Farrah Khan hands out a clipboard with a piece of paper on…
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Books Tue, 02 Aug 2016 10:07:00 -0400
Hopes, Challenges of Immigration Reflected on Stage http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37111-hopes-challenges-of-immigration-reflected-on-stage http://www.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37111-hopes-challenges-of-immigration-reflected-on-stage Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni holds her latest novel, Before We Meet the Goddess, at Ryerson Theatre in Toronto, where a theatrical performance of her short story “Clothes” debuted as Arranged Marriage.
by Priya Ramanujam in Toronto Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni says the immigration experience helped make her the award-winning and best-selling Indian-American…
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Books Thu, 28 Jul 2016 10:01:02 -0400