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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan

Courage Under Fire: Women and Girls in Afghanistan

The University Women's Club of the Sunshine Coast, and the Sechelt Public Library invite you to a talk by CW4WAfghan Executive Director, Lauryn Oates, on the evening of Monday March 2nd, during the week of International Women's Day. 

Hear about the current status of women and girls in Afghanistan, sharing updates from the education, health, government, economy, media and other sectors, as well as how Afghan women are responding to the prospect of "peace talks" with the Taliban. She will also describe the work of CW4WAfghan, a registered charity that runs education programs throughout Afghanistan, and that has worked in support of Afghan women and girls since 1996. Presentation to be followed by audience Q&A.

Afghan handicrafts and more will also be available for sale at the event.

Event is free, but RSVP required. Register at:

Event Date: 
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Community Room, Municipal Hall, 5797 Cowrie St
Sechelt, BC V0N3O3
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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan
PO Box 86016, Marda Loop, Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2T 6B7

t: 1 (403) 244-5625

Registered Charity #887718203RR0001

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