Q&A: A survivor breaks her silence

Q&A: A survivor breaks her silence

Yami Msosa speaks on her experience as a gender-based violence survivor. Her dedication in raising awareness and empowering young women and girls extends beyond her employment at the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Ottawa. ...
Vulnerable and Looking for a Home

Vulnerable and Looking for a Home

Naasan, a Syrian refugee, clings to his four-year-old son, Muhamad. He and his wife lost the boy in a crowd at the border between Serbia and Croatia. It took four days, but UNHCR and ...
Why I give

Why I give

Giving back is a way of life for Vancouver physicians It’s quickly evident that Dr. Claire Weeks and her husband, Dr. Peter Wing, have a strong sense of social responsibility. As long-time monthly donors ...
Born in a refugee camp: Charity’s story

Born in a refugee camp: Charity’s story

April 18, 10:40 a.m. in the Siripi Health Centre, Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement near Arua, Uganda: At 6.15 a.m., 20-year-old Charity Fikeira gave birth to her first child—a tiny but healthy baby girl. Yesterday, ...
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