Events & Media


ONTARIO COUNCIL OF AGENCIES SERVING IMMIGRANTS (OCASI) WEBINAR: RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, AND VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

22 March 2017, OCASI ONTARIO WEBINAR

Rupaleem Bhuyan joined Rania El Mugammar for a compelling and important discussion on the collision of Racism, Xenophobia, and Violence Against Women. To watch the webinar click on the video below or click here.

 

ONTARIO TODAY PODCAST
FAMILY VIOLENCE: WHAT’S THE ROLE OF THE LARGER COMMUNITY?

14 MAY 2015, CBC RADIO BROADCAST

Rupaleem Bhuyan joined Ontario Today to discuss the role of the community when faced with family violence and abuse. Read the question board in the CBC website here. The podcast can also be downloaded here.

HOUSE OF COMMONS COMMITTEES
STANDING COMMITTEE ON CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

23 April 2015, CIMM-44

Rupaleem Bhuyan was invited to speak in the House of Commons Committees to talk about Bill S-7. The evidence (available here in the House of Commons Committees page) looks into further discussing the term barbaric, and what constitutes as barbaric cultural practices. Update: Since 15 June 2015, Parliament passed Bill S-7 to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code.

NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON INTERSECTIONS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND PRECARIOUS IMMIGRATION STATUS

5 JUNE 2014, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, ST. GEORGE CAMPUS

In partnership with the Woman Abuse Council of Toronto, the Migrant Mothers Project hosted over 120 people to take part in a day long event titled, “Intersections of Violence Against Women and Precarious Immigration Status—A National Symposium for Advocacy and Community Mobilization.” The symposium was a full-day event held at the University of Toronto to engage with an active network of service providers, activists, policy analysts, researchers and immigrant women in Canada.Panels and workshops focused on advocacy and community engagement strategies for/with immigrant women with precarious status on a range of cross-cutting issues. Videos of the panels and further resources are available on the symposium website.