CCMWCanadian Council of Muslim Women
CCMWCanadian Contemporary Music Workshop (est. 1983)
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CCMW holds that human rights as declared in the United Nations Universal Declaration are consistent with the ideals of Islam, and as believing Muslim women we can adhere to the Quran and to the U.N.
2004 report ("Dispute Resolution in Family Law"); and the Position Statement of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW), because it played a crucial role in the banning of faith-based arbitration.
It may be helpful to look a bit more closely at the arguments the CCMW used against the Darul Qada.
"Family matters are far too great to allow for the privatization of laws surrounding it, and for alternative, powerful systems to be created," said Alia Hogben, executive director of CCMW. "Why can't there be one law for all people?"
Calgary, Alberta -- Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan), in partnership with the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW), held a National Conference called Afghanistan Today: Canadians As Global Citizens on October 7-9, 2004.
Alia Hogben is Executive Director of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW).