Journalists and Writers Foundation and its Women’s Platform initiated an international conference with the focus on family issue. Nearly 600 people from more than 50 different countries participated in this two-day conference entitled “Reflections on Family as a Virtue with Respect to Religion, Tradition and Modernity” was held on November 26-27, 2010 at Rixos Hotel & Convention Center in Antalya, Turkey.
First day, the conference was started with keynote speeches. Then, two parallel sessions were held during the afternoon. After each session active debates were done with participants.
The conference touched upon some heated debates concerning family from different perspectives and approaches, and signified the vitality of the families for healthy societies among the world.
Conference proceedings consisting of presentations of 40 academics were published after the Conference.
Upon the finish of the conference, a one-day trip for participants was arranged in Antalya, which is one of touristic places in Turkey. Participants also enjoyed the dinner with Turkish families at their homes.