During this day of struggle against violence towards women (and little girls), we think to all those who we do not speak about, but who suffer from poverty, illitteracy, early mariage, rape and are ill-treated, and to the elderly abandoned women; the list is long and incomplete.
All together « change the world : women can » let's believe it more than ever...
On 17th October, AIC participated in the Council of Europe’s Conference of INGOs, which took place in Turin as part of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
Paola Agnani, President of AIC-Italy (GVV) recounts her experience of the day:
“For me it was an honour and a pleasure to take part in this event. The day was filled with emotion...
This meeting is very important for AIC, as we are at the same time organizers and coordinators of this day that will focus particularly on ‘testimonies’.
The AIC-Ukraine president, the only representative of the Central and Eastern European countries during this meeting, will give her testimony.
The general topic of our workshop is...
Started in February 2012, the partnership between AIC Cameroon and the Vincentian Marian Youth is going well, even if the distance between the different national councils makes it difficult to meet to discuss the terms of the partnership.
In 1830 the Virgin appeared to Catherine Labouré, a Daughter of Charity, and asked her to create a Marian association to give young people... >>
The association was created on 9th July 1854, in Salvador, Bahia. To commemorate this event, a mass was celebrated and there was a lunch which gathered the people we usually help together with some people from local community. It was a very significant moment for all of us as AIC-Brazil volunteers. Sumaia Sahade, EB... >>
After the tsunami that cost thousands of lives, Imelda Torres, President of AIC-Philippines gives us news from this devastated country where the reconstruction work necessary is enormous.
Imelda emphasizes the immense solidarity effort among Filipinos but also from all over the world. She is worried however that the donations will dry up. The priorities are to reconstruct... >>
On 27th February, the official inauguration of the AIC new group in Clermont Ferrand, France, was celebrated: the goal of their activities is to build social links and to give confidence and self-esteem to women living in deprived neighborhoods.
How was this team created? Geneviève, a member of the local group in Strasbourg, moved to Clermont Ferrand. In a few months, thanks to... >>
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