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Women Makers of Human Fraternity, conference for Women's Day 2020

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On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, an Interreligious and Ecumenical meeting on the document HUMAN FRATERNITY FOR WORLD PEACE AND LIVING TOGETHER signed by His Holiness Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar Ahmad Al-Tayyeb (Abu Dhabi, 4 February 2019) was held on the 3rd of March 2020.

The conference, "Women Makers of Human Fraternity," was organised by the World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations (WUCWO) in collaboration with the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and sponsored by the embassies of Argentina, Austria, Netherlands and Philippines to the Holy See.

The members of the panel explored and commented on the document from different religious perspectives: Islamic, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Ecumenical and Catholic. At the end of the conference, a final declaration was signed.

Here is the final statement signed by the panelists: 

Thanks to all those who have participated, in person and via streaming, the event turned out to be a success.

Programme

Speech given by our President María Lía Zervino: 

 

Press:

Vatican News

Vatican News Spanish

Vatican News French

Zenit Spanish

 

Conference video:

English video 

Italian video

 

Photos of the conference:

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Women's Voice

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Voices from our Member Organisations which are testimony to the commitment of WUCWO´s members on the theme: "Let us eliminate discrimination and violence against women".

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