October 21, 2019

The Coalition of Muslim Women KW held an employment support project in Kitchener, Ont., on Wednesday, March 20. 

The project, funded by the government of Ontario, aims to raise awareness of the high rates of unemployment and underemployment among Muslim Women in Waterloo region. The program addressed many barriers that  Muslim women face when looking for employment. 

Uzma Bhutto is the operations coordinator for Coalition of Muslim Women KW. Photo by Manija Hamidullah, Spoke News
Fauzia Mazhar, with Coalition of Muslim Women KW, spoke about the struggles Muslim women face when looking for employment. Photo by Manija Hamidullah, Spoke News
Uzma Bhutto, operations coordinator for Coalition of Muslim Women KW, attends a display with Tina Allishaw, program manager of academic upgrading and workforce development at Conestoga College. Photo by Manija Hamidullah, Spoke News

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