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Courage Under Fire: Women and Girls in Afghanistan
March 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Dr. Lauryn Oates, executive director of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, will describe the current status of women and girls in Afghanistan, sharing updates from the education, health, government, economy, media and other sectors, as well as how Afghan women are responding to the prospect of “peace talks” with the Taliban. She will also describe the work of CW4WAfghan, a registered charity that runs education programs throughout Afghanistan, and that has worked in support of Afghan women and girls since 1996. Learn more at www.cw4wafghan.ca. Presentation to be followed by audience Q&A.