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Race, Gender and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status

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Race, Gender and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status
by Leona McColeman - Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 9:00 AM



Is pleased to announce our Self-Directed E-learning Training on

Race, Gender and the Rights of Women with Precarious Immigration Status

Self-directed online course, one module per week from

Sept 16 to October 21, 2019.


The purpose of this FREE 4-module online course is to help front-line workers better support women with precarious immigration status, who are facing violence. You will have one weeks to complete each module at your own pace.


In this course, you will:

  • Learn strategies for supporting racialized women with precarious status, who are facing violence
  • Practice supporting survivors with precarious status, with the use of realistic scenarios
  • Learn about important legislation and policies, such as Access Without Fear


After completing the course, you will receive a certificate of completion from OCASI.

There are 4 modules in the course. You will have one week to complete each module at your own pace.


Course dates:

Monday September 16, 2019: Module 1 starts

Monday, September 23, 2019: Module 2 starts

Monday, September 30, 2019: Module 3 starts

Monday, October 4, 2019: Module 4 starts


To Register for the Course: Click Here


Please note: Course registration closes on September 12, 2019, and spaces are limited. Enroll early! 


Course Contact:

Sidrah Ahmad-Chan is the Senior Coordinator of OCASI’s Initiative to End Gender-Based Violence. She holds an M.A. in Adult Education and Community Development from the University of Toronto. For the past 3 years, Sidrah coordinated the Immigrant and Refugee Communities – Neighbours, Friends and Families Campaign at OCASI, where she supported immigrant and refugee community members from across Ontario in carrying out in anti-gender-based violence prevention activities and educational events in their communities. She is passionate about using anti-racist approaches in supporting survivors if violence, and has done research, writing, community organizing and public speaking on these issues. 


For more information on the course, contact the course facilitator:

Sidrah Ahmad-Chan


Phone: 416-322-4950 ext. 240


OCASI’s Initiative to End Gender-Based Violence online courses are funded by

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).