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Justice for victims of forced marriage in war to be focus of international meeting at York University

Forced “marriage” and sexual slavery in war lead to a variety of devastating but different outcomes for their victims. For this reason, many victims require reparations tailored to their specific needs and those of their children, according to an international group of researchers and activists meeting at York University next week. The Conjugal Slavery in […]

Bilingual citizenship ceremony at Glendon College a lesson in real-life experiences of new Canadians

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2016 − Students taking a course on Canadian citizenship at York University’s Glendon College will be given a unique experiential education opportunity on Thursday, as they meet with about 50 new Canadians an hour before they officially receive their Canadian citizenship. The bilingual citizenship ceremony, organized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, […]

Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson to open symposium on international refugees

The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson will deliver the keynote address during a symposium at York University on Monday, October 17, focused on creative responses to the large-scale, forced displacement of people in many parts of the world. The Re-imagining Refuge event is part of a Universities Canada speaker’s series called Mindshare: Inspired thinking for real […]

York U experts available for comment on Hurricane Matthew Impact

Hurricane Matthew has lashed the coast of Florida, caused coastal damage to South Carolina and continues to cause substantial damage. York University has experts available to comment on disaster and emergency management, evacuation of residents and recovery from this dangerous natural disaster. Professor Jack L. Rozdilsky, Associate Professor of Disaster and Emergency Management in the […]