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Panelists at the International Women’s Day program
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One of the speakers makes a point.
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WFWP President Dr. Marta de Carvalho Rodrigues (right) presents an Ambassador for Peace certificate.
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Several of the program’s speakers
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UPF President Dr. Sérgio Vieira gives a talk.
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About 30 guests have come to the meeting held in the José Saramago Library in the city of Loures.
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WFWP President Dr. Marta de Carvalho Rodrigues leads the guests in a toast.
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Some of the new Ambassadors for Peace with representatives of UPF, WFWP and FFWPU
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Participants and staff members at the end of the meeting

Loures, Portugal—Around 30 guests came to a celebration of International Women's Day with the theme “The Power of Woman and Woman in Power.”

The meeting, held on March 8, 2019, in the José Saramago Library in the city of Loures, was a joint effort of UPF and two affiliated organizations: Women’s Federation for World Peace (WFWP) and Family Federation for World Peace and Unification (FFWPU).

Dr. Sérgio Vieira, the president of UPF-Portugal, gave a talk on “The Scourge of Domestic Violence and Education." In his presentation he advocated for character education as a means to educate future generations to avoid domestic violence.

Dr. Marta de Carvalho Rodrigues, the president of WFWP, led the participants in a toast for the success of women receiving more recognition around the world.

The program also included the appointment of six new Ambassadors for Peace.

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