CW4WAfghan Annual Symposium

October 14, 2023 12:00 am


Montréal, Québec


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 happening 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!

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