CED Profile: Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute Inc. (CMWI)

The Canadian CED Network

Year: 2011

This is one of the Canadian CED Network’s CED in Manitoba Profiles Project produced 50 stories of Manitoba communities working to build fairer and stronger local economies, reduce poverty, and revitalize neighbourhoods

The Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute (CMWI) was founded in 2006 to empower Muslim women and their families socially, economically and spiritually, within the spirit of Islamic principles. In Winnipeg, community leaders recognized that existing Muslim settlement and development initiatives served men, or men and women together.