International Conference #Mothers4Peace – Report, presentations and resources

07.06.18

Mothers are at the heart of change for a culture of peace - at family, community, national and international levels.

 Report of the Conference

Presentations

 

Personal and familial level “Peace begins in the home”

  • Presentation of Rima Salah, an Assistant clinical professor at the Yale Child Study Center and Former Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF; co-author of “Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families” with Yale Profs. James Leckman and Catherine Panter-Brick.

Video shown during the presentation: Mother & Child Education program 2012-2013 (in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon)

  • Presentation of Gary Barker, Director and Founder of Promundo Institute, a leader in promoting gender justice and preventing violence by engaging men and boys in partnership with women and girls

Also shown prior to the presentation:

Community level

  • Introductory video: Security Moms – Brazil

Closing

  • Presentation of Pauline Ambrogi, MMM representative at UNESCO on education, gender equality and peace issues. Author of a book in preparation on Mothers for Peace (in French)

Other resources

 

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