Audrey Huntley comments on how KAIROS partner Organizacion Femenina Popular (OFP) and Toronto-based No More Silence honour and respect those who are murdered or disappeared.
Agnes Wasuk believes in the power of prayer. From her cramped office in the capital city of South Sudan, Agnes is building a women’s movement for peace — in part by encouraging women to gather monthly and pray for peace. She knows that prayer will need to be an important element of their strategy, particularly in this place that has been gripped by war and conflict for more than five decades.
Yolanda Becerra, National Coordinator, Organizacion Femenina Popular (OFP), Barrancabermeja, Colombia
November 25, the International Day to End Violence Against Women, is a day to raise awareness of the work that organizations and movements are doing around the world to end violence against women. This is precisely why we are launching our book, Re –parar para la Paz (Repairing for Peace), which documents the OFP’s experience […]
On the International Day to End Violence Against Women, KAIROS partner Chantal Bilulu reflects on what this day means for her and other women working to combat sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
On November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, women’s organizations and movements, human rights groups, grassroots organizations and governments from around the world come together to demand an end to violence against women and to look for solutions. November 25 also marks the beginning of 16 days of action to […]
KAIROS is feeling the love once again! For the second year in a row, we’ve been named “Best Activist Religious Group” in NOW Magazine’s 2014 Best of Toronto readers’ poll. Many thanks to everyone who voted for KAIROS!
Five years ago, KAIROS lost all of its CIDA funding. Our churches and individuals like you stepped up to keep KAIROS going. Let’s celebrate our resilience and ensure a strong future for KAIROS!
Jennifer Henry explains why our faith demands that, while we acknowledge the woes of present injustice, we must stay awake for the hope of justice brought about by the vulnerable Advent Hope that entered our world.
Jennifer Henry of KAIROS shows that engagement around mining justice is about relationship, Creation and our biblical faith.
Margaret Sadler of ELCIC tells us that leaning forward in anticipation at Advent should include justice for those adversely affected by the Canadian mining industry.
The latest KAIROS Briefing Paper contrasts the hopeful movement for climate justice symbolized by the People’s Climate March with the slow process of official UN negotiations. It exposes hidden dangers in certain measures that claim to address climate change, and highlights proposals from Archbishop emeritus Desmond Tutu that point towards genuine solutions.
Heather Vais of the Presbyterian Church in Canada tells us that hospitality, radical hospitality is what the Kingdom is God really looks like.