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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan


Kishwar Naheed, an Urdu language poet from Pakistan, once wrote:

They who get scared of little girls

They stand so tiny in stature.

When 14-year-old child activist Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by Taliban insurgents who boarded her school bus and asked for her by name before aiming their weapon at her face, it made a lot of people rather uncomfortable.

Please read a full report on our Mentorship Program in our IMPACT REPORT 2012.

Some welcome media coverage of our Mentorship Program by the local CBC TV, Radio Canada (French) and Chronicle Herald in Atlantic Canada October 9-25, 2012:

1) "Afghanistan teachers visited a Halifax school to learn about Canadian classrooms":

October 23, 2012

Halifax, NS  Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan) has partnered with the Discovery Science Centre in Halifax to provide a team of Afghan teacher trainers visiting from Kabul, Afghanistan, with an opportunity to see science come alive through hands-on learning at the Centre.