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Cultural and Honour Based Violence Seminar

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Victim Services of Sarnia Lambton, Inc. is a non-profit community based organization working in co-operation with local emergency service providers and other related community services to meet the short-term needs of victims of crime and tragic circumstances by providing emotional support, practical assistance and referrals to community resources.

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Dealing with crisis is something that we all face at some point in our lives. No-one is immune to violence, crime or uncontrollable circumstance. Sudden death, physical abuse, sexual assault, suicide or theft can happen to us/our loved ones at any moment. When it does happen, we can be overwhelmed by shock, grief, sadness, fear, confusion and loss.

  • What help is available?
  • Will we be left to cope by ourselves?
  • Who will help? YOU CAN HELP!

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  • Free crisis response training
  • The opportunity to work with some of the most caring people in your community
  • Ongoing training opportunities through-out your time with our agency
  • The immediate reward of knowing that you helped to make a positive difference in someone’s life

Thank-you to all of our amazing volunteers who donate over 30,000 hours to Victim Services every year. You truly are “People Helping People” and we are proud to have such an incredible TEAM!


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Cultural and Honour Based Violence Seminar

Join us Sept 11 and 12, 2014 for training with Aruna Papp, Canada's leading expert on cultural and honour based violence. $60.00. Limited Space so register ASAP.


Ending violence against women requires that we know it, recognize it, and name it. Violence against women is a global phenomenon and crosses all socio-economic, class, and caste systems.  However, some cases of violence against women are embedded in harmful cultural practices, such as honour killings, dowry deaths, child marriages, and female genital mutilation.  Consideration of culture is necessary to understand culturally rooted violence and develop successful and sustainable strategies for prevention.

Email victim@ebtech.net  for more information.




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