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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan


Flora Isabel MacDonald, PC CC OOnt ONS (June 3, 1926 – July 26, 2015)

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan joins the many Canadians and Afghans in paying tribute to this amazing Canadian and humanitarian. 

We remember Ms. MacDonald with great admiration as we celebrate the special bond we have shared in our commitment to the people of Afghanistan. 

Murder in the streets of Kabul

Lauryn Oates: Murder in the streets of Kabul


In the year 415 in Alexandria, the Byzantine Empire's metropolis on the Nile, the brilliant philosopher, teacher and astronomer Hypatia was captured by a mob of religious zealots, stripped naked and skinned alive. Hypatia had been the light of Alexandria, an intellectual powerhouse whose counsel was sought far and wide. And she was a woman. Hypatia…

The following is a list of vigil and demonstrations by date and location. Do you know of other events? Send them for posting to: See below for background information. 

Vigil / Demonstration Locations:

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About:  CW4WAfghan is conducting an impact study on open educational resources (OERs) in Afghanistan, and seeks to engage an experienced education consultant with a research design background to advise and support us in carrying out this study.

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan), a charity established in 1996, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a research grant to study the impact of open educational resources (OER) in Afghanistan. The grant is awarded by the Wawasan Open University, Penang, Malaysia, which is coordinating a series of OER impact studies. These, together with a series of OER adoption studies coordinated by the University of Cape Town, form the Research on OER for Development (ROER4D) programme.


Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan
PO Box 86016, Marda Loop, Calgary, Alberta
Canada T2T 6B7

t: 1 (403) 244-5625

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