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Solidarity

Join us raising awareness and calling for action from the international community in protecting the rights of Afghan women and bringing about a true ceasefire in Afghanistan. Together, we will stand in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan and send a strong message that Canadians care about security, women’s futures and human rights in the country.

Urgent: Ensure Afghan women’s rights alongside peace with the Taliban. Please sign this petition.

NEW! Check out our Advocacy Toolkit to get started.

View and share our short video advocating for the protection of women’s human rights, including the right to education.

Use our letter template to prepare a letter or email to send to your Federal MP.  Search for your local MP. If you know your MP’s name, you can use this format: firstname.lastname@parl.gc.ca

Template letters that are personalized by the sender are more likely to be read and can achieve a bigger impact, so feel free to personalize and adapt this template.

If you are sending an email, please blind copy community@cw4wafghan.ca. This will help us track the impact of our campaign.

Campaign

Share our templates and messages with your friends, family, contacts in your network, and local media.

Post on social media. Use the hashtags #CeasefireNow  #NeverGoBack  #EducationIsARight 

Remember to tag us @CW4WAfghan (on Facebook an Twitter)/ @cw4wafghanistan (on Instagram)!

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Advocate Now on Behalf of Women’s Rights

Resources

Sign and share this petition created by WLUML calling for a ceasefire and protections of Afghan women’s rights.

Read and share the open letters written by other women’s advocacy organizations:

From Afghan Women’s Network

Letter in protest of US Special Representative for Afghan Peace sidelining women, March 2021

Statement on Afghan Women’s Vision for Ceasefire, January 2021

From international solidarity network Women Living Under Muslim Law

Statement on the Assissination of Two Female Supreme Court Judges

From the Afghan advocacy network, Our Voices, Our Future

An Open Letter to President Biden, Our Voices, Our Future, January 2021

An Open Letter to European Union Leaders, Our Voices, Our Future, October 2020

An Open Letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Our Voices, Our Future, October 2020

An Open Letter from World Leaders Calling for Afghan Women’s Meaningful Participation in the Peace Process, September 2020

An Open Letter to Our AlliesOur Voices, Our Future, September 2020

An Open Letter to the TalibanOur Voices, Our Future, August 2020

From South Asian Women’s Community Centre: 

Statement of Solidarity with Women of Afghanistan on Eve of International Women’s Day, March 2021