Canadian Council of Muslim Women

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Community education/development
Advocacy

Forms an organization that works to: attain and maintain equality, equity, and empowerment for all Canadian Muslim women; promote Muslim women's identity in the Canadian context; assist Muslim women to gain an understanding of their rights, responsibilities, and roles in Canadian society; promote and encourage rapprochement and interfaith dialogue between Muslims and other faith communities; contribute to Canadian society the knowledge, life experiences and ideas of Muslim women for the benefit of all; strengthen the bonds of sisterhood among the Muslim communities and among Muslim individuals; stimulate Islamic thinking and action among Muslim women in the Canadian setting; acknowledge and respect the cultural differences among Canadian Muslim women and to recognize and develop our common cultural heritage; promote a better understanding of Islam and the Islamic way of life in the North American setting; represent Canadian Muslim women at national and international forums; encourage the organization and coordination of Muslim women's organizations across Canada.

Primary Telephone: 
613-382-2847
Website/URL: 
Email Address: 
info@ccmw.com
Street Address: 
PO Box 154
City: 
Gananoque
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
K7G 2T7