My name is Janice Eisenhauer and as co-founder of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan several decades ago, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our program. We hope you will visit more than once as you listen to the speakers, documentary shorts, and enjoy music while cooking and/or eating.
Library of Supporters:
Watch the video thanking you – our supporters who enable the work we do.
“I truly believe that education and women are the way to make a better world. Women in Afghanistan face unimaginable hardships and persevere. I admire their resolve,” Suzanne Gagnon
Next Raffle Prize Draw is Canada Day at 9am MST.
Click on each image to activate each speaker’s video presentation. The videos are 3 to 8 minutes in length. Grow your understanding of the situation in Afghanistan, the role of our programs and the opportunities to continue our work supporting women and girl’s rights.
Food Brings Us Together
Breaking Bread is an indispensible expression of Afghan identity.
Afghanistan lies on the ancient slik road, where goods, ideas and philosophies were traded, building a rich history.
Durkhanai makes Chaat Masala in her Adelaide kitchen, and you can too!
Learn what you need to make this spice blend, the foods this spice blend will enhance the flavour of, and then enjoy!
Afghan Music Playlists
Journalist and filmmaker Mellissa Fung shares in her video (above) how she worked with Senior Director Murwarid Ziayee years ago, and returned to Afghanistan to see the girls educated through CW4WAfghan programs leading professional lives. Below, our collection of short documentary clips, including The Sharp Edge of Peace, showcase the role Afghan women are playing thanks to their access to education and professional opportunities. The four women featured have decades of political experience working to achieve peace in Afghanistan. Fortune magazine named Fawzia Koofi one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders of 2021.