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Kenyan Canadian Association - KCA is a federal not-for-profit organization that seeks to address the issues affecting marginalized Canadians especially those of Kenyan origin, the black communities and visible minorities while assisting newcomers to settle and make a positive contribution in the society as they endeavor to achieve their goals.

KCA also focuses on implementing programs and specifically offering services to newcomers, low-income families, racialized and socially-excluded groups residing in Canada to improve their personal well-being and social-economic status.

KCA works collaboratively with organizations and stakeholders through our grassroot network across the country.


Webinar 4: Media's Role in Ending Gender-Based Violence

Written by KCA Admin on . Posted in News

Toronto, Canada – Thursday, October 14, 2021

The media and entertainment industry play a momentous role in shaping cultural attitudes about gender. Gender stereotypes and underrepresentation in media can contribute to negative attitudes and violence toward women. However, today’s fast access to news, television, film, and music presents new opportunities for us to address gender inequalities and end gender-based violence (GBV).

KCA is proud to announce the fourth installment in their series addressing Gender-Based Violence: Media’s Role in Ending Gender-Based Violence. Register today and join the conversation featuring media and entertainment leaders as they discuss the ways we can move media toward telling the stories that foster gender equality.

To participate, please register for free at Eventbrite

Media’s Role in Ending Gender-Based Violence
Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 3:00pm to 5:30pm ET

The Webinar panelists will include:

  • HON. RUBY SAHOTA – Member of Parliament, Brampton North
  • PATRICIA BEBIA MAWA – Executive Vice President, Silver Trust Media
  • DEBBIE NICHOLLS-SKERRIT – Creative & Holistic Wellness Professional & Artist
  • SIMONE JENNIFER SMITH – Chief Reporter & Operations Manager Toronto Caribbean Newspaper
  • TRICIAN-RENÉE EDWARDS – Founder of The Love & Light Collective & Love, Light & Learn TV

Webinar Host: SANJIT KAUR – Women & Gender Affairs Director, Kenyan Canadian Association

The webinar will be inclusive mainly addressing the impacts of Gender-Based Violence on survivors and families, introduce intervention strategies, as well as provide support resources to those affected.⁠

If you have any questions or concerns regarding gender-based violence, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

For more about this webinar series, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Follow KCA on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, for more information.

Look out for the remaining webinar in this series coming soon:

Gender Equality and UN Women’s HeForShe – November 6th, 2021

If you’d like to catch up on past webinars before you attend this one, access the recorded video on the Kenyan Canadian Associations YouTube channel

The KCA is dedicated to implementing programs and offering services to Black, other racialized communities, and socially-excluded groups residing in Canada. Learn more at www.kcacanada.org


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Brampton | Toronto
Ontario, Canada.
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