Category : Canada

Youth Agency and the Culture of Law: A Canadian Curriculum on Forced Marriage

This webinar will cover the early development and design of the curriculum as well as the process of consultation with teachers and the NGO community in refining and finalizing the content. Progress with implementation and teacher reception will be shared as well as reflections on the impact of the newly passed Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices legislation on the curriculum.

This webinar was first presented as part of the Forced Marriage Initiative’s Quarterly Webinar Series on December 14th, 2015.

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Who/If/When to Marry: It’s a Choice

Author: South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)

This two page brochure provides an overview of forced marriage in Canada, including how to get help and how to recognize the warning signs of forced marriage.

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Region: Canada
Category : Resources
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Who, When, If to Marry: the Incidences of Forced Marriage in Ontario by South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario

Author: Maryum Anis, Shalini Konanur, and Deepa Mattoo

Publication: August 2013

This report is the result of SALCO’s efforts to identify the incidence of forced marriage in Ontario. The data collected includes demographic information about forced marriage clients, and substantive data about the drivers for forced marriage, the barriers clients face, and the challenges service providers confront in serving forced marriage clients.

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Region: Canada
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Working with Minors Facing Forced Marriage Situations

This webinar features Farrah Khan, Coordinator of the Outburst! Young Muslim Women Safety Project at the Barbara Schlifer Commemorative Clinic in Toronto, Canada, Adrianne Ramos, Law Offices of Adrianne Ramos (formerly the Senior Family Law Attorney with the Tahirih Justice Center), and Julia Alanen, Director and Co-Founder of the Global Justice Initiative. The webinar addresses how best to assist minors that are facing or fleeing forced marriage situations.

 

This webinar was first presented as part of the Forced Marriage Initiative’s Quarterly Webinar Series on December 12th, 2012.

 

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