Barriers to health care for immigrant and racialized women survivors of sexual assault

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Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 7 pm to 8 pm

Living Arts Centre in the LIVE Restaurant.

Mississauga ON

The Peel Committee on Sexual Assault (PCSA), through the funding of the Canadian Institute of Health Research, is hosting a café style dialogue to discuss the barriers in accessing primary health care for immigrant and racialized women survivors of sexual assault. This event will take place on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 7 pm to 8 pm and will be held at the Living Arts Centre in the LIVE Restaurant.

In the LIVE restaurant, a group of panelists, with expertise in the area of sexual assault, will openly discuss their personal experiences as immigrant and racialized women. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with the panelists and each other on this topic as discussions about their experiences will be facilitated. This event is wheelchair accessible and free underground parking will be available. For attendees taking public transit or requesting Wheel Trans, costs will be covered. Light snacks and beverages will also be provided.

For additional information about this event, please contact the PCSA coordinator, Monica Riutort at (905) 848-7100 ext. 2113 or by email at mriutort@thc.on.ca.

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