Sexual Health Resources for Women of South Asian Heritage

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WOC Dating

WOC Dating

By: Kali Dayn The last time I slept with a white man was a long time ago. At that time, he made the classic off-handed remarks about me being “his brown beauty”, a “Bollywood goddess”, “we should try the kama sutra”, “you’re so wild, like […]

Men, We Need You

Men, We Need You

BY: Reenita V This one is not for the ladies. This one is written for the men… the men that we love and the men that love us. We ask that you to honor your love for us by helping to create a world where […]

Class Is In Session!

Class Is In Session!

By: Reenita V September has arrived, lunches are packed and backpacks are filled with new stationary. It is time for us to get our brains in gear for learning. But education doesn’t just revolve around reading, writing and arithmetic there is another incredibly important subject […]

Raising Children in a Foreign Land

Raising Children in a Foreign Land

By: Saipriya V Canada is a multicultural country, receiving a lot of new immigrants every year. Most of the immigrant families choose Canada because of its top-ranked education system. However, settling in a new country impose severe stress on the families, especially families need to […]

Invisible Illness

Invisible Illness

By: Saipriya V We often consider a person to be living with an illness, only when it is apparent. But there are millions of individuals living with illnesses that are invisible. Living with an invisible illness is always challenging and is often different from people […]

Let’s Drink!

Let’s Drink!

By: Divya S In my Caribbean household, growing up, alcohol was free for the taking. I didn’t need to sneak around and hide the fact that I was drinking alcohol, or ask my older family members to buy alcohol for me; it was there for […]

Unpaid Internships

Unpaid Internships

By: Saipriya V “Unpaid internships” a promising term, is now turning into an area of concern in Canada. Though the labor standards can vary from province to province, the unpaid internships often fall between the cracks in the system. People who are in a desperate […]

South Asian Women Ranked #1 in Breast Cancer: Why sexual health needs to be talked about

South Asian Women Ranked #1 in Breast Cancer: Why sexual health needs to be talked about

By: Monique Gill    A recent Ontario study confirms that South Asian women lead in the number of breast cancer cases that have progressed to stages 4 & 5 (The Canadian Press). By contrast, Chinese women lead in the number of cases that have been […]

Let’s be Friends?

Let’s be Friends?

By: Reya D Have you ever been guilty of being a bad friend? Generally speaking, I have gotten into this predicament when I have put career and academic goals, my partner and immediate family before my friendship with my girls. I wanted to use this […]

The Stigma of Single Motherhood

The Stigma of Single Motherhood

By: Saipriya V In our society being a single mother either a widow or divorced has to live with a huge stigma. “Single Mother”, just a thought about it raises a lot of questions in our society. A sudden death of the spouse or a […]