Uruguay: International Women’s Day 2017


Prepared by WFWP Uruguay

On March 10, 2017, we held an event to celebrate international women’s day at the Radisson Victoria Hotel in the capital city of Montevideo.

Maria Rosa Neme, President of WFWP Uruguay, and secretary general Hyunjoo Park, and other 10 board members made all the preparation for this event. And we had more than 200 participants, including the wife of the current president, and three parliamentarians.

After a video presentation about WFWP International, Mrs. Neme Spoke about the history of the women’s federation and Raul Rey, Chairman of the UPF Uruguay spoke about the worldwide activities for peace.

In this event, women’s who worked hard to improve the society, been recognized and awarded. The winners and the representatives of the awards group were all moved to see that their activities and accomplishments been recognized as all the participants applauded.

This assembly created a good atmosphere from the beginning for all the participants. In particular, wife of the current president, Sra. María Auxiliadora Delgado, who is representative of the national program for dental hygiene, moved in tears saying that this event moved me so much.

Through this tournament, we succeeded in strengthening the network with many women’s experts and women’s organizations.