Another 100 peopleâs hearts have been touched! We had a very successful presentation at the United Nations – Commission on the Status of Women (UN-CSW) with nearly 100 participants who experienced âa tasteâ of the Gender Reconciliation International (GRI) process.
âVery moving. Tender and transformative,â one participant said.
âThis was just what I needed! After sitting all week listening to presentations this session actually allowed us to talk with each other about our own experience. â said a UN representative.
Heartfelt gratitude to the presenters, Cynthia Brix, GRI Founder and Chaya Pamula, GRIÂ board member. Thank you to Karambu RingeraÂ for taking photos during the event and for her service as a GRI board member. A big thank you to Antonia PorterÂ for writing and submitting the excellent proposal that gave GRI the opportunity to present at the UN-CSW.
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