Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Annual Symposium in Montreal!

Event Summary

"Her Right to Learn: Uniting for Afghan Women and Girls." CW4WAfghan Annual Symposium. Saturday, October 14, 2023 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) McGill University - Faculty of Law 3644 Peel St. Montreal, Quebec

Event Details

Celebrating their 25th year in operation, Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan is pleased to invite you to their 2023 Annual Symposium in Montréal, Québec!
Saturday, October 14, 2023.

Join for a weekend of connection and inspiration at McGill University and unite for Afghan women’s and girls’ right to learn.

Keynote speakers include Sara Wahedi, Technologist and Human Rights Activist, and Nila Ibrahimi, 16-year-old Activist.
Come to hear from Heather Barr, Associate Women’s Rights Director with Human Rights WatchNazila Jamshidi, Author and Human Rights Specialist, Shogofa Danish, Digital Broadcast Journalist with Global NewsFatema Kohistani, Country Coordinator with Women’s Regional Network, and more!

For more information and to register, go to:
As part of the 2023 symposium, CW4WAfghan will also be hosting a special Youth Advocacy Workshop together with Afghans for Progressive Thinking. If you are a youth passionate about human rights, or want to learn more about this exciting initiative, please email
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