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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.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…
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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…
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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…
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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.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.…
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Health Fri, 12 Aug 2016 21:01:59 -0400