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Graphic Novel Puts Spotlight on Violence Against Immigrant Women

Friday, March 03, 2017

A group of immigrant women are using colourful cartoons to tell dark stories about gang rape, marital rape and workplace sexual harassment. 

Michelle Tomlinson, who moved to Canada in March 2016 after facing persecution for her sexuality in her home of Jamaica, helped write the 40-page graphic novel Telling Our Stories: Immigrant Women's Resilience.

"One of the reasons we had said that we were going to use art is that it will appeal to people easily," she said.

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Also see more information on immigrant women and domestic violence and immigrant women and sexual violence.