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Author: Alia Hogben

Alia Hogben

Alia Hogben is a social worker who, for many years, supervised for the province of Ontario the various service agencies for child welfare, children’s mental health, and adults with developmental disabilities. She also has experience working with service agencies that address violence against women and girls, and taught at a community college. Alia writes a regular column for the Kingston Whig Standard on issues of Canadian Muslim women and is currently the Executive Director of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women. Among the many awards she has received, she is a proud recipient of the Order of Canada.

Talking About Identity and Veiling with The Canadian Council of Muslim Women

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For the past 35 years, the Canadian Council of Muslim Women has been on an important mission: To affirm Canadian Muslim women’s identities and to promote an understanding of our lived experiences. As Canadian Muslims and as women, we face discrimination, prejudice, and racism founded on anti–Muslim attitudes and practices. Our organization is contacted by […]



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