WFWP Norway held an international evening with the intention of both building an empathetic understanding to the refugee situation as well as encouraging everyone to support the effort to help the current refugees from Syria.
It took place on 17 Oct 2015 in Grorud, Norway.
We had three speakers who shared their stories on what it is like to be a refugee. The first speaker, Johanna Toresen, a young woman from Germany spoke of her grandmother’s experiences fleeing Eastern Ge
In honor of the UN Day of the Family, UPF and WFWP Norway came together to hold a conference to bring to light current issues involving the family. Steinar Murud, leader of UPF Norway, was MC and gave the background history of the day. The first speaker, Maria Sammut representing the Catholic Church, spoke about the church’s project, “The Year of the Family 2014.” Even though the project is meant to be an internal project, the experiences Sammut shared were easy to relate to.
Oslo, 29 March 2014. It was a beautiful, sunny spring day when we gathered for the first of a series of health workshops. Participants could choose between various treatments including massage, reflexology, Gestalt therapy, and Reiki. Each treatment lasted between 20 to 30 minutes. Between treatments, participants could eat, socialize, and relax in the sun. Halfway through the day, inspirational coach and therapist, Barbro Hegland, gave a short lecture on the times we live in
Bringing together women of different cultures and ages to celebrate being women and look together towards the future, in honor of International Women’s Day. The Women’s Day event was beautifully prepared and many came from all over Norway. The speeches were short and captivating. Margoth Kalstad and Turid Matsdal gave the history of Women’s Day in a creative dialogue. The main speaker, Rana Abusamra, immersed us in her story of her experiences both in Gaza and as an asylum se
February 1, 2014: WFWP Youth Norway held a spa and beauty day for ladies of all ages. It was a day of relaxation and sisterly bonding. There were massages, pedicures, makeup tutorials, good food, and great fun. #norway #reports
Lovely report from WFWP Norway about their Rejuvenation Weekend; part of their women's self empowerment program:
Winter gathering in Gjøvik, Norway
On the 22nd of February WFWP in Norway arranged a winter gathering for WFWP members in Gjøvik. We were welcomed us with a nice hot soup and fresh baked bread at the home of Bente Krockow, before we went out for snow sledging; An activity that brought out the smile among us and we could see that our activity brought inspiration