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Douglas Todd: Female foreign students endure harassment, exploitation

Female foreign students from South Asia are experiencing sexual harassment by landlords, exploitation by bosses, and ethno-cultural double-standards, all the while dealing with their own fears of being deported. Metro Vancouver community workers are warning about the particular vulnerability of the increasing number of young women coming to Canada from the Punjab region of India and other parts of South Asia, whose often-modest families have sold off much of their property and assets to get them to Canada. Stories are emerging that some female international students — desperate to make enough money to avoid returning to their homelands — […]

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