Aruna Papp Interview

Aruna Papp, Canada, Commentary, Immigration, Media Appearances

Reprinted from Dialogue. Interview by Juanita Julliet Singh On March 9, 2013, Aruna Papp established a record. She became the first Adventist Indo-Canadian woman to represent Canada as a delegate to the United Nations Conference on Global Violence Against Women. For Papp, it was a long …

Picking doctors by colour

Aruna Papp, Canada, Healthcare, Immigration

In a recent position statement, the Canadian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists argued that immigrant patients’ expressed wishes to be treated by a doctor of their own sex, race, culture or religion — reportedly a common phenomenon — should not …

The Advocate

Aruna Papp, Canada, Commentary, Immigration, Media Appearances

Originally printed on ucobserver.org Aruna Papp grew up amid honour-based violence in India. Today she’s a world-recognized champion for vulnerable girls and women everywhere. Pin-drop silence. That was the atmosphere on a sleepy summer Sunday when Aruna Papp, a lay …

Change the Culture of Rape

Aruna Papp, Asia, Commentary, Poverty

The recent protests in India are very different from those of a generation ago, in the 1960s-70s, when protesters, mostly from the slums, shouted ‘Roti, Kapra and Makan’, which means “Bread, clothes and housing”. Today, India is an economic giant …