Category: Mental Health

Surviving to Thriving: Trauma within the Tamil Community

March 27, 2018 2 min to read

Surviving to Thriving: Trauma within the Tamil Community

Category : Diaspora, Eelam, Mental Health

In March 2016, Tharshiga and Jenny co-founded and officially launched A.N.B.U(Abuse Never Becomes Us). அன்பு, which loosely translates to Love in Tamil and stands for Abuse Never Becomes Us. A.N.B.U. is a Toronto based not-for-profit organization to work with survivors of childhood sexual abuse within the Tamil community. A...

Ghosts Amongst Us

May 27, 2017 3 min to read

Ghosts Amongst Us

Category : Mental Health

Described as perseverant and resilient, we are a people, so the story goes, who fled persecution in Sri Lanka and thrived in Canada’s multicultural haven. We flourish in the arts, we excel in business, and we dominate fields like law and medicine. Yet, the tale of our immigrant success conceals the living ghosts amongst us enchaine...

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