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Source: CCMW Montreal Chapter Dear Honourable Minister, I, along with members of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW), Montreal chapter, are writing to ask you speed up the process of taking in refugees. This is an urgent matter since there are people out there in dire circumstances in need of refuge and fleeing from… Read more »
Author: Samaa Elibyari Loi édictant la loi concernant la prévention et la lutte contre les discours haineux et les discours incitant à la violence et apportant diverses modifications législatives pour renforcer la protection des personnes Monsieur le président, Madame la ministre, Mesdames et Messieurs les députés de l’Assemblée nationale, Mesdames et Messieurs les auditeurs : Au… Read more »
Watch the video here on why Muslims do not depict the Prophet in drawings.
On Monday, November 3, 2014, Samaa Elibyari, member of CCMW’s Montreal chapter spoke at an event titled “Women of faith, meeting challenges – seizing opportunities”. Read her wonderful speech here.
CCMW’s Montreal board member, Shaheen Ashraf spoke on CTV Montreal of the discussion around a charter for private sector. Please watch the show here.
This protest took place on October 13, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. This protest was against the Charter of Quebec Values proposed by the Marois PQ government. The comments expressed in this video are those of the speakers and are meant to reflect the diversity of opinions on this issue. CCMW’s banner can be seen… Read more »
Shaheen Ashraf is the secretary of the Montreal chapter of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women. She says she is relieved that the Parti Québécois is no longer in power after last night’s election result. Watch the video here.
Shaheen Ashraf, CCMW national board member and secretary of the Montreal chapter appeared on CBC Radio to speak on what matters most to religious communities during the past election. Hear the interview.
Shaheen Ashraf, CCMW National Board Member from Montreal, participated in a project titled “Nous sommes québécois”. The video spoke to the diversity of Quebec and challenges the Quebec Charter of Values. Congratulations to everyone who participated and very special thanks to Sam Bilodeau who spent countless hours filming, editing and revising. Watch the video Nous sommes Québecois
“Brigitte Bardot can wear a scarf on her head and work for the government and it’s a fashion statement, where if I wear a scarf it becomes political Islam.” Shaheen Ashraf, Pakistani-born Muslim who came to Quebec in 1976, one of the panel participants. Listen to the whole show here.
Shaheen Ashraf, from the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, said virginity tests are “archaic.” “We should be able to control our own bodies,” she said. “No one else should have the right to even think (along) those lines.” Read more: http://montreal.ctvnews.ca/virginity-tests-banned-in-quebec-1.1494901#ixzz3OvOeOqW6. Watch the video here.
Quebec’s physicians college has forbidden its members from performing virginity tests after learning of four cases in which doctors were asked to conduct the gynecological exams.
Shaheen Ashraf, from the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, said virginity tests are “archaic.”
“We should be able to control our own bodies,” she said. “No one else should have the right to even think (along) those lines.”
Watch Shaheen Ashraf, board member from Montreal, talk about the proposed Quebec Charter of Values. Click on the video here.
Shaheen Ashraf of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women said it is evident that the PQ has misinterpreted the Islamic veil as a symbol of male dominance and female subjugation, when it reality it is a symbol of devotion. Regardless, Ashraf says what people wear, and whatever god they worship, should not matter. “It shouldn’t… Read more »