Adilia, who received her Master's degree in Gender & Peace Studies from the University of Peace in San Jose, has been a member of LIMPAL for 26 years.
Rebeca Werkstetter, Adilia's daughter and a new member of LIMPAL, grew up with the awareness of her mother's activism, but, she recalls, "I never thought I could be a part of it because the members were adults my mother's age or older and I didn't think I could bring anything to the organization.
Colombia produces a monthly electronic newsletter (Boletin, available at the section's website, www.
As a plan of action, the delegates of LIMPAL / WILPF proposed that the participation of the citizenry be guaranteed and that a process of openness about the agreement is assured.
Out of these came initial plans to search for ways to finance LIMPAL programs, such as those that assist families displaced by the violent conflict in Colombia, or workshops on self-sufficiency for women in Bolivia.