Archive for March 2024

A reclamation of space – how the women of Barrancabermeja, Colombia took back their territory during the OFP’s Humanitarian Mission

March 14, 2024

Spanish/Español Early in the morning on March 9, women from various municipalities around Barrancabermeja, Colombia mobilized to participate and support their sisters from a neighbourhood called Comuna 7 in a march that left Camilo Torres Park at 7 am. Near…

Post filed in: Gender Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

International Women’s Day – Peacebuilding in the West Bank

March 7, 2024

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, KAIROS and its partners have been immersed in the Final Reporting for our six-year Women of Courage: Women, Peace and Security program with Global Affairs Canada, including Wi’am: Palestinian Conflict Transformation Centre,…

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Strengthening Voices for a Just Transition – a project uniting generations for equitable and sustainable futures

March 5, 2024

We are pleased to announce that KAIROS has received a grant from the Catherine Donnelly Foundation to support its Strengthening Voices for a Just Transition project in 2024.   This project aims to nurture a cohort of changemakers to help…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Just Transition

A tribute to Rev. Alison Etter, KAIROS local and regional volunteer

March 5, 2024

Rev. Alison Louise Etter (May 22, 1982, to February 14, 2024) died too young. She leaves behind a loving husband, Prof. Tom Urbaniak and young son, Oliver, along with parents, family and friends. We ache for their loss and the…

Post filed in: Regional News

International Women’s Day in Colombia

March 5, 2024

Seguir en español. There are several reasons to visit our partners, but this March, I will join the Organizacion Femenina Popular (OFP) in Barrancabermeja, Colombia for a common cause – the struggle for equality, women’s rights, and an end to…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage