Displaying items by tag: women - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:01:55 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Adapting to a New Country http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43091-adapting-to-a-new-country http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43091-adapting-to-a-new-country Even routine activities such as driving in the snow present challenges for newcomers such as Sadaf Hussain.
by: Sukaina Jaffer in Brampton, ON It is difficult to replicate how an immigrant feels when they arrive in the…
Top Stories Sat, 24 Mar 2018 16:20:58 -0400
Barriers Stop Women from Reaching Full Potential http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43090-barriers-stop-women-from-reaching-full-potential http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43090-barriers-stop-women-from-reaching-full-potential For immigrants like Eugenia Gomez the Canadian dream remains distant. Once a researcher in Mexico, she now cleans residential homes in Toronto.
by: Isabel Inclan in Toronto, ON It is no secret Canada is aiming to increase its immigration numbers over the…
Top Stories Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:01:15 -0400
Understanding the Roots of Abuse http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43075-understanding-the-roots-of-abuse http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43075-understanding-the-roots-of-abuse Domestic violence cases can often escalate quickly if victims do not break out of abusive relationships before it is too late.
By: Tazeen Inam in Toronto, ON One woman is murdered in Canada every six days, according to the Canadian Women’s…
Health Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:46:49 -0500
Ethnic Women are Full Participants in Canada http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43037-ethnic-women-are-full-participants-in-canada http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/43037-ethnic-women-are-full-participants-in-canada As a land of equal opportunity, it is essential that a national conversation include all Canadians, no matter their age, gender, religion, or ethnicity.
By: Summer Fanous in Toronto In 1916, women across the nation rejoiced as Manitoba became the first province to grant…
Commentary Thu, 04 Jan 2018 09:18:48 -0500
Quebec's Bill 62 is an Oppression http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/42613-quebec-s-bill-62-is-an-oppression http://www.park.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…
Commentary Thu, 26 Oct 2017 20:31:45 -0400
To Understand a Culture, Read the Women http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41552-to-understand-a-culture-read-the-women http://www.park.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…
Arts & Culture Sat, 13 May 2017 20:30:24 -0400
Graphic Novel Highlights Sexual Abuse of Immigrant and Refugee Women http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/41129-graphic-novel-highlights-sexual-abuse-of-immigrant-and-refugee-women http://www.park.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…
Books Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:21:32 -0400
Caught Between Two Competing Images of Womanhood http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/39754-caught-between-two-competing-images-of-womanhood http://www.park.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…
Arts & Culture Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:55:00 -0500
“I Almost Died from Genital Mutilation” http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/38572-i-almost-died-from-genital-mutilation http://www.park.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…
Health Mon, 03 Oct 2016 21:23:46 -0400
GARY THANDI’S COLUMN: Honouring the Strengths of Victims of Violence http://www.park.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37817-gary-thandi-s-column-honouring-the-strengths-of-victims-of-violence http://www.park.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.…
Health Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:01:59 -0400