ARI joins UN conference for women

50 years ago the United Method Women (UMW) built a 12 story building right in front of the United Nations headquarters in order to work closely with the UN to support the newly formed (at that time) Declaration of Human Rights.  Called the Church Center for the United Nations, this was the place, right in the middle of downtown Manhattan, where I met two rural women – ARI graduates Judith Daka from Zambia (2001) and Naw Lee Myar from Myanmar (1998 graduate, 2008 training assistant, 2009 staff).  The three of us joined six other women (the Philippines (2), Sierra Leone, Brazil, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Kosovo) as delegates invited … Read more…