Associate Professor, Counselling Psychology and Equity Studies at Simon Fraser University
Dr.Sharalyn Jordan is Associate Professor in Counselling Psychology and Equity Studies at Simon Fraser University on Coast Salish Territories, BC. She conducts community-based research on the implications of homophobic and transphobic stigma, trauma, and intersectional oppressions for refugee protection, settlement, and mental health. Publications include Forced Migration Review, Refuge, and International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction. She is Chair of Rainbow Refugee Society Vancouver and on the Dignity Network national steering committee. Sharalyn will be discussing the role that Canada plays in protecting LGBTI refugees from around the world and what more can be done to play a leadership role in this area.
Register for this session This session is formed by 4 organizations sharing their lessons learned on various topics. Participants in this session will participate in a world cafe style session and rotate from table to table to learn and exchange with one another. Gender Based Violence in Humanitarian Nutrition Programming World Vision will present […]
Register for this session In recent years, Canada has increasingly been seen as a global leader in advancing the human rights and inclusion of sexual and gender minorities, or LGBTI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex people). What does this actually mean? What are the ways that the Canadian government has moved to integrate LGBTI+ […]