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endforcedmarriages.ca is a resource developed by MOSAIC in partnership with EVA BC. It offers information to service providers and individuals facing forced marriage. The website is a part of a Department of Justice Canada funded project which aims to enhance community capacity to respond to and prevent forced marriage.

honourforwomen.ca

“Honour” is one of many drivers which can be used as an excuse to justify forced marriage. Forced marriage and honour are a part of a worldwide issue that exists in all communities— violence used to maintain power and control. MOSAIC’s project “Preventing and Reducing Violence Against Women and Girls in the name of “Honour”” deconstructs the term honour, promotes …

Bill S-7 in the News

The Vancouver Courier published a full page article in which Ninu Kang talks about the proposed Bill S-7 (which has provisions on forced marriage) as having racist overtones. It’s a thoughtful read, and the perspective is in line with a position that the Executive Leadership Team at MOSAIC has developed. Vancouver Courier, January 23, 2015 For more information about how this …