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!
Pull Together with Indigenous Nations Challenging the Flawed Review Process for the Northern Gateway Pipeline
Join in solidarity with eight First Nations from British Columbia who have been granted leave by the federal Court of Appeal to apply for a judicial review of the government’s decision to allow the Northern Gateway Pipeline. Given the landmark decision by the Supreme Court last June in the case that affirmed the Aboriginal title and rights of the Tsilhqot’in nation, the courts will be hard pressed not to recognize an infringement of Indigenous rights.
Since the Open for Justice Campaign launched a year ago, 90,000 Canadians have taken action in support of Canadian mining accountability overseas, and there have been more than 65 meetings with Members of Parliament in ridings across the country.
This groundswell of citizen support is making an impact.
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 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.
In This Issue
Momentum builds to make Canada Open for Justice
Solidarity with First Nations Child and Family Caring Society
Briefing Paper now available on Indigenous Wisdom: Living in Harmony with Mother Earth
We’re Still Here Fundraising Party!
Fellowship of Christian Councils and Churches in West Africa (FECCIWA)
The Blanket Exercise Video