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High Level Forum on Combating Anti-Muslim Discrimination and Hatred – Press Summary

Source: European Union Delegation to the United Nations – New York Watch video coverage of the delegation: Part I Part II On Tuesday January 17, representatives from government, intergovernmental organizations, civil society, academia, and the private sector gathered at a High Level Forum at the United Nations to discuss ways to combat anti-Muslim discrimination and hatred. Efforts… Read more »

New charter to help Muslim residents feel safer in Waterloo region

Author: Jackie Sharkie Source: CBC The Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council hopes adopting a new Charter for Inclusive Communities will head off anti-Muslim sentiments that appear to have jumped north of the border after the U.S. election. “There’s a real, sort of, concern that rhetoric will spill over, and already we have seen a number… Read more »

CCMW Use of Logo

The CCMW logo uses three colours: White, Green, and Red. The logo should be used on a white background for maximum impact and clarity. CCMW permits its people to use its trademark as specified in these Guidelines. By using CCMW’s Logo, you agree to adhere to these Guidelines and specifically to the Use Requirements and Terms below. I…. Read more »

Muslim Solidarity Statement for Orlando

The Canadian Council of Muslim Women has endorsed and signed on to this letter of solidarity.  We the undersigned, represent Muslim organizations, communities and individuals across Canada. The Canadian Muslim community is diverse and reflects the varied backgrounds of the global community. The racist, homophobic and transphobic attack in Orlando on June 12th that led… Read more »

‘Good Muslims’ or ‘Good citizens’: how Muslim women feel about integration

Originally Published: The Conversation Author: Line Nyhagen A great many things have been said about Muslims as UK citizens, mainly by non-Muslims. The prime minister, David Cameron, believes that if more Muslim women became proficient in English, for example, it would help beat extremism and terrorism. Meanwhile, Trevor Phillips, the former chair of the Equality… Read more »

The Syrian Refugee Crisis Has Tested Our Logic And Ideals

Author: Nicholas Nazar Originally Posted: Huffington Post Date Posted: April 6, 2016 It must feel good to be a refugee-hugger. Until a day when your neighbour tells you that your “moral preening,” “utopian kumbaya,” “politically correct humanism,” and your “misguided idealism” endanger our way of life, our women and western Judeo-Christian values. And it is your nice… Read more »

Letter Dictated by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

It is kept in “The monastery of Saint Catherine at Mount Sinai and the Christian communities of the Caliphate.” The Greek Orthodox monks living in the monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai have in their possession many precious documents going back many centuries. Their library is one of the finest in the world for ancient manuscripts. One of the most precious documents of all… Read more »

Interfaith Dialogue at Regent Park

The Toronto chapter President was interviewed by Regent Park TV as past of Inspirit Foundation’s Interfaith Dialogue.  

CCMW’s New Website In Testing

Please be aware that we are in the process of updating our website, you may come across errors from time to time. For such, we apologize in advance. Thank you for understanding. If you are looking for the old site please visit

Alia Hogben’s speech upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University

The following is a transcript of a speech delivered by CCMW’s Executive Director, Alia Hogben, upon receiving an honorary doctorate from Queen’s University on 11 May 2011. Thank you, Principal Jean Stairs, Professor Pamela Dickey Young and Principal Daniel Woolf for this great honour. I am proud and humbled. This recognition belongs to a host… Read more »