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What does it mean to be a Muslim woman in Canada today?

Thu, 2014-01-23 16:00 - 17:30
Education Building : Room 216, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Canadian Muslim women speak on the Quebec Charter and Other Challenges: Perspectives on Identity, Civic Participation and Gender Issues

This public seminar will provide a glimpse into the lives of Muslim women to illustrate how they are navigating through the challenges arising from the current developments in the social and political spheres as active members of the Canadian society. The seminar will commence with brief talks by three invited speakers, followed by an interactive discussion session.

Speakers

Contact Information

Contact: Anila Asghar
Organization: Department of Integrated Studies in Education
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Help prevent the transmission of HPV!

Mon, 2013-03-25 07:24

The McGill Division of Cancer Epidemiology has recently launched the CATCH study to test the effectiveness of a Carrageenan-based gel in preventing the tranmission of HPV. Carrageenan is derived from red algae, and commonly used as a thickening agent in food products. It could represent an inexpensive method of prevention against the virus, whereas the vaccine and screening procedures are considerably more expensive.

Contact Information

Contact: Allita Rodrigues
Organization: CATCH study recruitement coordinator
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-8191