Sidrah Ahmad-Chan is a PhD student at the University of Toronto where she is studying the intersection of Islamophobia and gender-based violence. She is also a founding member of the Rivers of Hope Collective.
Rivers of Hope is pleased to announce that we have received a 3-year, $85,000-per-year grant from Ontario Trillium Foundation’s Youth Opportunities Fund to challenge racism and Islamophobia in schools.
Sidrah Ahmad is a writer and researcher based in Toronto, Ontario. She co-founded the Rivers of Hope Toolkit for survivors of Islamophobic violence. Her writing for mainstream media and academic research has helped to bring the reality of gendered Islamophobic violence into public discourse in Canada.
Her research on this subject has now been published in the Journal of Gender-Based Violence.