From Rabia to Fatima: A History of Female Education in Afghanistan

Okanagan Regional Library (Downtown Kelowna), 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2A2

The Department of History and Sociology of UBC Okanagan invites the public to attend From Rabia to Fatima: A History of Female Education in Afghanistan, a lecture from Dr. Lauryn Oates. Dr. Lauryn Oates is the Executive Director of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan. She is also an Adjunct Professor at UBC and teaches graduate […]

Defending the right to learn: how Canada can support Afghan women and girls


The important role of Afghan women in society is being undermined and they are deprived of their rights, including their right to education. Join a conversation with Afghan women living in Afghanistan and as refugees in Pakistan, to know more about their lived experiences and priorities with respect to education access. Learn from Canadian Women […]

Vancouver Information Session

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Vancouver Chapter invites you to a free information session on the women’s human rights crisis in Afghanistan, what is being done, and ways to get involved. Come to this in-person event and hear an update on the current human rights crisis impacting women and girls in Afghanistan, about how local Afghan […]