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Organización Femenina Popular’s call to the international community

May 10, 2021

“Women have suffered from hunger, fear, and uncertainty in the face of deepening poverty and unemployment; we have feared that everything could get worse by having to pay more or eat less in the face of the proposed tax reform; we have felt the fragility…

Post filed in: En Español, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Latin America

Evento del vigésimo aniversario de KAIROS – Convocatoria

May 3, 2021

¡KAIROS está celebrando 20 años como organización de justicia ecuménica! ¡Te invitamos a acompañarnos para celebrar y renovar tu compromiso con nuestro trabajo! En este periodo de KAIROS, un periodo repleto de significado y oportunidades, te invitamos a reflexionar y…

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KAIROS appoints Aisha Francis as Executive Director

April 23, 2021

en français | en español KAIROS Steering Committee is pleased to announce that Aisha Francis has been appointed as Executive Director of KAIROS effective May 17, 2021.  Aisha is a seasoned professional with twenty-five years of diverse leadership and business experience…

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First climate change lawsuit in Ecuador

April 19, 2021

La versión en español de este blog sigue a continuación.  The following is a summary and update from Ivonne Yánez of Acción Ecológica (Ecuador) on the status of the first climate change lawsuit to be heard in Ecuador. Acción Ecológica is a KAIROS global partner.   Acción Ecológica, together with the Union of People Affected by Texaco (UDAPT),…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, En Español, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Indigenous Rights, Latin America

Extraction, cooptation are not feminist policies #CSW65

April 8, 2021

en français | en español From Zoom link to livestream, across multiple corners of the Earth, and very much in spite of digital inequities, people came together for the 65th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65). The COVID-19 pandemic prompted the United Nations and other organizing entities to undertake…

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The pandemic will not hinder us from uniting as women #CSW65

April 6, 2021

en français | en español I was honored to attend the CSW65 from March 15-26, 2021 as part of the KAIROS’ delegation and through the generous accommodation of ACT Alliance.   The pandemic may have hindered women from gathering physically but, through technology, participants including here in the Philippines were able to experience New York for two weeks. Indeed, not…

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Héritiers de la Justice in DR Congo overcame language challenges to engage virtually in #CSW65

March 30, 2021

en français | en español KAIROS partner in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Héritiers de la Justice (HJ) participated in workshops during the virtual United Nation’s Commission on the Status of Women Session 65, March 15 to 26, 2021 (CSW65) based on a number of themes related to increasing capacity for programming within the framework of the Women, Peace and Security project.  HJ…

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I am not alone #CSW65

March 29, 2021

en français | en español Greetings from Bethlehem. I would like to thank KAIROS for providing the opportunity for me to participate in the sixty-fifth Commission on Status of Women (CSW65) for the first time. I am Minerva Q. Jarayseh, a lecturer in the social science department at the University of Bethlehem, women’s advocate and family counselor.  There were many interesting and relevant topics with great panelists outlined in the heavily…

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The global gender inequality pandemic highlighted at the #CSW65

March 22, 2021

en français | en español In the first of the two week of meetings that I have participated in at the CSW65 on March 15-26, 2021, similar issues have been raised by women from around the world and these have been numerous – the impacts of COVID-19 on women and the ensuing vaccine…

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For such a time as this… SHE DARES! #CSW65

March 18, 2021

en français | en español When women who know themselves begin to speak, there is no doubt that their presence fills the room.  Even over the internet, a “breath of life” connects the body gathered, as these rooted women ignite passion. Their…

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