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Almas Jiwani to be honored with REH'MA Community Services Empowered Women Award

ETOBICOKE, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/14 -- Almas Jiwani, President of UN Women National Committee Canada, will be honored with the REH'MA Community Services Empowered Women Award at the REH'MA Community Services' 6th Annual Gala Dinner on May 30th, 2014.

"This award represents commitment to inclusion and diversity in Canada. I am honoured to receive the recognition as it the essence of what UN Women National Committee Canada practices and preaches," said Ms. Jiwani.

"REH'MA Community Services has established a truly remarkable model for local support and outreach. Their commitment to this cause and their record of championing of Canadian values and ethics makes this award all the more meaningful to me."

"We selected Ms. Almas Jiwani to receive the award because of the outstanding work she has done in empowering women across the globe," said Ally Esmail, Gala Chair.

Ms. Jiwani will attend the 6th Annual Gala Dinner along with Premier of Ontario, Hon. Kathleen Wynne, Senator Mobina Jaffer, and other distinguished guests. Guests can expect musical entertainment, and a silent auction.

About UN Women National Committee Canada

UN Women National Committee of Canada is an independent, non-government organization that supports the mission of UN Women through public awareness initiatives about UN Women and global women's issues, as well as fundraising efforts to support UN Women programmes worldwide. For more information about UNWNCC, please visit

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