With much anticipation, the Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA)and its partners are excited to release an 80-page toolkit based on a national study conducted over the past 1.5 years, seeking to understand gender-based violence (GBV) during the pandemic within the South Asian community in Canada.
Marking the UN declared Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women join the Women's Mosque of Canada for a frank discussion about Woman Abuse (in all its forms) and how it impacts Muslim Women and how faith plays a role.
On February 17th, the Ottawa Hijab Solidarity Day was held at City Hall. The City for All Women Initiative (CAWI) partnered with the Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women, the Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership (OLIP), and the Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres to hold the event.
Inspired by the highly successful White Ribbon Campaign, Muslim communities around Canada have kicked off the third annual Muslims for White Ribbon Campaign, a similar initiative that aims to put an end to violence against women.
The White Ribbon campaign is the largest organized movement of men in the world taking a stand and working to end violence against women.
Muslim Link was given the opportunity to interview Sister Shawana Shah, who answered a few questions about the Neighbours, Friends and Family Muslim Project, a campaign that is rapidly gaining support, both on Facebook and throughout the Ottawa community.
What is the NFF project and how does it work exactly?