Tag : Canada
Authors: Michele Zaman and Alissa Koski
Publication: March 3, 2020
Researchers systematically reviewed existing academic literature and news media to learn what is known about the frequency of child marriage in Canada, and its effects on health. A review of population data showed that approximately 1% of all Canadian teens aged 15-19 were married or in a common law union in 2016. Read more.
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.
Author: Dr Anver M. Emon (University of Toronto) and Persia Etemadi
This curriculum examines “forced” marriage by interrogating the law’s culture on youth agency and consent. It was designed for high school teachers situated in Ontario, Canada, and speaks directly to Ontario’s educational guidelines.
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.
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.