Experiences of South Asian brides entering Canada after recent changes to family sponsorship policies.

@article{Merali2009ExperiencesOS,
  title={Experiences of South Asian brides entering Canada after recent changes to family sponsorship policies.},
  author={Noorfarah Merali},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={321-39}
}
South Asians in Canada often apply the traditional custom of arranged marriage across international borders, leading to male sponsorship of family-chosen brides from their home countries. This qualitative study examined understandings of sponsorship and marital/resettlement experiences among English-proficient and non-English-proficient South Asian brides who entered Canada after recent immigration policy changes to reduce sponsored women's vulnerability to maltreatment. English-proficient… CONTINUE READING