The Peace Education Foundation continues it's decades long collaboration with the NGO "Afecto" and its founder Dr. Isabel Cuadros to advocate on behalf of abused children and women in Colombia. The Afecto Conference gathers more than 800 participants from all disciplines related to children and families in an attempt to bring about positive structural and systematic legal and social change in Colombia's treatment of child and women victims of violence in all sectors of society. 70 conference attendees participate in two days of workshops in Peace Education bringing an array of interdisciplinary expertise (parents educators, nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists, police, prosecutors, public defenders, judges, military police, government officials) to this unique "Peace Table." All part of Afecto and the Peace Education Foundation's support for Colombia's Peace Process which seeks to end decades of armed conflict and civil strife.