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February 17, 2021

Guest blog post on CCMW’s Legal Services Project

The Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW) is a national non-profit organization committed to attaining equality, equity, and empowerment for all Muslim women in Canada. Founded in 1982, the organization promotes Muslim women’s identity in the Canadian context. For more than 38 years, CCMW has proudly advocated on behalf of Muslim women and their families and has developed national projects that enrich the identity of Canadian Muslims, encourage civic engagement, and empower communities.  During the past several years, CCMW has undertaken initiatives to inform Muslim women, the legal profession, community service agencies, policy-makers, and the general public about the differences between Muslim family laws and Canadian family laws.  Recently, CCMW launched the Legal Services Coordination Pilot Program, the first-ever legal services coordination...
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