Afghan women get cash

As part of International Women’s Week, Minister of International Cooperation Bev Oda announced $5 million to help Afghan women. Here is Oda with Khorshied Samad, the wife of the Afghan ambassador to Canada.

The government is also going to match dollar-for-dollar the efforts of 11-year-old Alaina Podmorow who started Little Women For Little Women in Afghanistan and raised $30,000 so far to help Afghan teachers.

Here is Rona Ambrose with Sarah Jaques, Head Girl at the Joan of Arc Academy in Ottawa (left), and one of the Afghan MPs (right).

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