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UNAMA
27 October 2013 – Over 200 women’s rights and civil society activists marched today in one of the busiest and most crowded areas of the capital, Kabul, to raise awareness about sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence against women and girls in public places.

Calgary, AB Oct 26, 2013

The Canadian non-profit charity organization, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) has announced its membership in a newly launched campaign called the Alliance in Support of the Afghan People (ASAP), which aims to preserve and protect gains made by the Afghan people since 2001.

The Canada-based charity, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) has been given an opportunity to expand a unique literacy program thanks to generous new funding support from the Linda Norgrove Foundation (LNF), of Scotland, U.K.

CW4WAfghan Executive Director Janice Eisenhauer is encouraged by this expanding partnership between the two like-minded charities. “We share the same passion, commitment and goals towards universal human rights in Afghanistan,“ says Eisenhauer.

Victoria, B.C. – Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) welcomes the public of Greater Victoria to their 2013 Symposium, “Afghanistan Reads!” on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort and Spa.

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) is concerned with recent moves forward in pursuing negotiations with the Taliban, through means that are at odds with democratic process. We are opposed to any compromise on the rights of women and girls, and to any talks that exclude key stakeholders, like women, and which take place outside of a fully transparent and democratic framework.

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