In Quebec, 10 women have died from domestic violence in the past 10 weeks. NCM reporter Farah Mustapha looks into the steps that are now being taken by the community and the Quebec government.View More Quebec’s Fight for Change After 10 Women Killed in 10 Weeks
In the fifth and final edition of our “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in Covid-19 Literacy” project, we focused on the mental health impact COVID-19 has had on recent immigrants, as covered by ethnic media in comparison to mainstream media.View More Ethnic Media Chip Away at Stigma of Mental Illness Amid Pandemic
Although Peel Regional police reports show a decrease in domestic violence this year, the director of Family Services of Peel says that for every 20 reported cases, there are another 40 unreported cases.View More Police Reports Do Not Tell True Scale of Domestic Violence
Marginalized in community less likely to contact authorities despite intimate partner violence.View More Beaten and Almost Killed, Why Many Domestic Abuse Survivors Never Contact Police?
One woman is murdered in Canada every six days, according to the Canadian Women’s Foundation. This statistic belies what’s been happening in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) since the beginning of 2018: there has been a…View More Understanding the Roots of Abuse
Lack of language skills, community support and cultural constraints prevent many immigrant and ethnic women from fleeing abusive relationships and seeking help. The most recent figures from Statistics Canada show that one quarter of all…View More Women Fleeing Abuse Need Culturally Specific Services
Many immigrant women who are experiencing domestic violence require culturally sensitive support services. A new project on Canada’s east coast aims to ensure these types of services are made available. The New Brunswick Multicultural Council…View More Understanding Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” wrote Charles Dickens in the famous opening lines of his novel, A Tale of Two Cities. A similar scenario was set up when…View More Immigration Policy Should Not ‘Culturalize’ Family Violence: Community Leaders