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Opportunity to meet and listen to Afghan MP Fawzia Koofi

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Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan are pleased to bring current Afghan MP Fawzia Koofi to Canada for a very short tour. Fawzia is the youngest Afghan MP currently in government. Her dream is to be able to run as a presidential candidate should Karzai step down in 2014. She is also an accomplished author, and her book - Letters to my Daughters, a journal will be available for signing at both events.

She will be speaking in Vancouver on Sunday, 11 March 2012 at two locations.

The first is at Hycroft Manor, home of the University Women's Club.

Social: 12:00 pm Luncheon 1:00 pm Speaker 2:15 - 3:15 pm

• ticket info
Luncheon and Speaker: UWCV Members $50 plus tax; Non- Members $55 plus tax
Speaker only: UWCV Members $20 plus tax; Non-Members $25 plus tax
Register at Hycroft office by March 7.

The second event takes place Sunday evening at Van Dusen Gardens:

Doors open at 6:30, with the event starting around 7:00PM

Coffee/tea and a selection of finger foods will be served before and after the talk. A book signing will follow the event.

Tickets are $25.00 and can be purchased by calling Jan at 604-299-2546 or emailing

Check out to learn how our organization is working with women in Afghanistan to make their dreams come true!

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