'It's A Choice' Forced Marriage Conference: October 3, 2012

For the past several years, the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO) has been spearheading the forced marriage project focusing on the addressing the myriad of social, political and legal issues regarding the practice of forced/non-consensual marriage.

On October 3, learn about the existing federal and provincial resources, protocols, policies, and gaps in Ontario and Canada for dealing with forced marriage cases at the

'It's A Choice' Conference: How to Respond to Forced Marriage Cases

Speakers include:

  • Keynote: Tahirih Justice Center (U.S. service provider specializing in forced marriage cases)
  • Representatives from the federal and provincial government
  • Service providers from various sectors including educators, legal and health professionals

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location: Oakham House 63 Gould Street (at Church St.), Rm SCC 115

Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.  Space is limited and registration is free.

To register, please complete the attached form and email to salcogen1@lao.on.ca.

Registration Form: http://www.salc.on.ca/Forced%20Marriage%20Conference%20Registration%20Fo...

Event Flyer: http://www.salc.on.ca/Forced%20Marriage%20Conference%20-%20Flyer.pdf