The increasing sexualisation of society, and its impact on our young people". Recognising the UN Day for Youth. WFWP Women's Peace Meeting. Birmingham, UK Thursday August 10th, 2017, saw great interest, and a full house, for our Women's Peace Meeting, discussing a very thought-provoking and emotive topic - 'The Increasing Sexualisation of our Society', connecting to the UN International Youth Day.
21st Annual Women's Conference for Peace in the Middle East July 5-7, 2017 in Vienna, Austria. Representatives from 18 nations in the Middle East as well as delegates from Korea, Japan and several European countries attended, which was held at the United Nations headquarters in Vienna. The conference, which is mainly sponsored by WFWP Japan, is focused on empowering women in their efforts as peacemakers in their communities.
WFWPU 25th Anniversary Celebration
Mrs. Tina Coombes was our MC for the day and she did a splendid job. We first watched the WFWPI introductory video, then Mrs Mitty Tohma, WFWP President in UK read Prof Yeon Ah Nim's Address which she gave at the One UN Building in March during the CSW. She shared some of the following important message:
Our local Birmingham WFWP Women's Peace Group has entered into a genuine partnership with the city's Iranian Club, supporting each others' events, to our mutual benefit. I was invited to have a stall at this year's Cultural Fair, to teach craft-making skills to Iranian women, young and old. They were amazingly creative, as you can see from the photos, making beautiful cards of all descriptions.