Side Event: UN CSW61 New York – Manhattan 15th March 2017
“Tackling misogyny and adverse norms for women's economic empowerment!”
Before I started my studies in university, I did a three-year training leadership program in Europe, called STF-Europe. During that time I was selected to become a team leader and even a group leader. This helped me to have many experiences with young people, teenagers and especially young girls.
25th Anniversary of WFWP
Women and girls all over the world are speaking out against injustices and becoming powerful agents for change. It starts at the family level, where men and women learn to respect their differences as well as their equal value, and rises all the way to the heads of government, civil society and business.
The members of WFWP UK invited 12 UPA Cadets from Korea for a traditional English afternoon tea experience on Saturday 8th July 2017.
The second WFWP speech contest was held on Saturday 15th October in the Ball Room at Lancaster Gate, London. With nearly 50 people in the audience, seven speakers, and three judges, the room was almost full to capacity. Our judges were Mr Tim Miller, Rev. Kim Plumpton, Dr Christina Scharff and the theme for the finalists talk was 'Women making a Difference'.
The ladies of the Watford Bridge of Peace met on Saturday 19th March at the Multi-Cultural Community Centre (15 of us). Some of those who attended have known each other and the Bridge of Peace for over 12 years since our first sisterhood ceremony in 2003.
Members of the WFWP 'Young Women' group joined up to organize a meeting in Portcullis House on the 24 November to commemorate the International UN Day of Elimination of Violence Against Women; it's theme was “Ending the Sexualisation of our Youth”.
WFWP Ireland, GWPN Initiative with Irish First Lady, Dublin, 19 March 2015.
Ever since the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the attacks on the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001, the worldwide conflict of Cain and Abel has transitioned from one of Communism versus Democracy to Ishmael (Islam) versus Isaac (Judeo-Christianity). True Father spoke about this being the last great battle between Cain and Abel on a worldwide level.