Peru: “Senior Citizens” Forum

UPF Peru, Dr. Trevor Edward Jones: On Saturday 12th September Ambassadors for Peace of the UPF Peru Peace Council organized a forum with the theme “Senior Citizens”

Members of the committee for Family and Marriage gave presentations about the current status of senior citizens in Peru.

Dr. Jaime Valdivia, president of the committee opened the meeting. And Dr. Durga Ramirez, a lawyer, spoke about the laws and rights in Peru of older people.

Sociologist Manuel Arana talked about the current situation and gave some interesting examples of the problems that senior citizens face.

The presentations provoked a lot of discussion and, during the refreshment break many guests expressed their appreciation of the meeting and looked forward to attending further UPF meetings.