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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa visits Stand Speak Rise Up! follow-up project

On 19 June, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa attended two events related to the Stand Speak Rise Up! international forum she organised in March. The conference aimed to raise awareness and find solutions to end sexual violence in fragile environments. The 19 of June is also the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. © Cour grand-ducale / Sophie Margue Grand Duchess Maria…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa welcomes survivors of sexual abuse to Luxembourg

On the occasion of her birthday on 23 March, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa welcomed 50 survivors of sexual abuse and their companions to Luxembourg. They are there to take part in the Grand Duchess’ ‘Stand Speak Rise Up!’ international forum to end sexual violence on 26 and 27 March. © Cour grand-ducale / Sophie Margue The forum is an initiative from the Grand Duchess and aims to…
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Grand Duchess Maria Teresa holds press conference to present "Stand Speak Rise Up!" international forum

On Friday, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa was joined by 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr Denis Mukwege and Céline Bardet, an international jurist for the NGO, “We are not Weapons Of War (WWOW)”, during a press conference to officially introduce the Stand Speak Rise Up! international forum. The Grand Duchess – who was very emotional – said that she was thankful for the…
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Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa attend Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2018

On 16 November, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg were in Paris to attend the Women’s Forum Global Meeting 2018. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa made a speech at the event where she explained what she saw in her recent humanitarian trip to Lebanon last month and presented the actions she supports in favour of survivors of sexual violence in fragile environments. It was…
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