As “gender” becomes more politicized than ever before, newcomer men have multiple hurdles in their settlement journeys. A lot hinges on their cultural intelligence and ability to navigate various social situations and social relations. Men with cultural gender norms that are very different from Canadian ones may encounter challenges in personal relationships, parenting, finding and retaining employment, continued education and language learning as well as in building community connection. The E-Symposium presenters addressed some of the unique and complex challenges that newcomer men face and then engaged in an interactive, live-recorded discussion to frame best practices and suggest supports for settlement service providers.
To watch the video from this event, click here.