Author: Carmel Kilkenny Source: CBC The Canadian Council of Muslim Women, (CCMW) completed the first session this past Saturday, training the trainers, who will deliver workshops to Muslim men and boys in an effort to end violence in the family. Sahar Zaidi, the project coordinator with the CCMW, said there were about 30 people in… Read more »
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Sahar Zaidi, CCMW’s Project Coordinator gave a radio interview about CCMW’s workshop series, Engaging Men and Boys to End Violence in the Family on CBC Radio International. The following article documents the workshop and is based in part on the aforementioned interview with Sahar Zaidi. Click here to listen to the full interview.
CCMW in conjunction with White Ribbon is hosting focus groups to hear from Muslim communities about how to engage men and boys to end violence in families. Feedback will be used to help develop a toolkit. The Ottawa focus group will be held on Saturday January 23 2016, from 10:30 pm – 2:00 pm, at… Read more »
This Spring and Summer, CCMW chapters and community partners successfully organized 22 community workshops across Canada, which focused on violence against women and girls. The workshops were facilitated by CCMW trained women and engaged local community members, service providers, educators, law enforcement personnel, legal professionals and religious leaders to address domestic violence, forced marriage, femicide… Read more »
You are invited to attend the Ottawa media launch hosted by the Institute of Canadian and Aboriginal Studies (University of Ottawa) and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women’s (CCMW) “WOMEN IN NIQAB SPEAK: A STUDY OF THE NIQAB IN CANADA”. This is the first study to give voice to Muslim women in Canada who wear… Read more »
The “Women in Niqab Speak” report was released in London on February 12th 2014 at Brescia University College. Alia Hogben went to present the report and answer any questions from the media. CTV London: Muslim Study
CCMW had its annual fundraising event ‘Women Who Inspire Brunch and Awards Ceremony’ on Sunday, October 6th 2013. This year the event was held at Novotel, North York, Toronto. Proceeds from the tickets go towards the Lila Fahlman Scholarship, which is named after the late Dr. Lila Fahlman, a renowned educator and founder of CCMW…. Read more »
CCMW Meets with Dr. Kellie Leitch (Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women) On September 5th, CCMW Board Members and staff were pleased to meet with the Honourable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, Kyle Seeback (MP) and Stella Ambrose (MP) at the Chris Gibson Recreation Centre… Read more »
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Muslim women are more likely to experience discrimination than Canadian women of other faith communities and remain on the fringes of political power in Canada, according to two groundbreaking reports released today by the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW).
Report: March 2005
Report: November 2004