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This International Women’s Day register for a Women of Courage workshop at the UNCSW66

March 7, 2022

FRANÇAIS | ESPAÑOL | ENGLISH | Joignez-vous à nous pour un atelier sur les Femmes de Courage lors de la Commission des Nations Unies sur la condition de la femme (CSW66) Joyeuse Journée Internationale de la Femme!  Aujourd’hui, nous reconnaissons…

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Women’s rights organizations deliver change globally #16DaysOfActivism

December 13, 2021

Women’s rights organizations across the globe commemorated the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence with campaigns, events, activities, and mobilizations. Whether virtually or through in-person actions, the Women of Courage: Women, Peace and Security partner organizations drew attention to not only the daily and structural forms of violence but…

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Women community leaders #16StoriesofCourage

December 8, 2021

| en español | Local, grassroots women human rights defenders are community leaders whose work towards collective empowerment leaves a lasting legacy.   “I have been part of the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP) for 23 years. My life in the OFP has been an example of…

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Gendered impacts of resource extraction #16StoriesofCourage

December 6, 2021

| en español | The negative impacts of large-scale resource extraction materialize in the form of violence against the land and also against women. In Intag, Ecuador, communities came together in defense of the land and water and passed a municipal ordinance declaring the…

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Women, consent, and community consultations #16StoriesofCourage

December 1, 2021

| en español | Indigenous women must be central to decision-making spaces, such as community consultations on potential extractive projects in their territories. In Guatemala, Maya women mobilize their communities in community-wide referendums guided by Indigenous governance.   Community consultations are…

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Women survivors of armed conflict can become women human rights defenders #16StoriesofCourage

November 28, 2021

| en español |  Through psychosocial support, legal accompaniment, and human rights training, women survivors of armed conflict can become women human rights defenders.   Indeed, women are key to peacebuilding in conflict and post-conflict settings.  “I believe that if I had…

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Comunicado de prensa: Proyecto para empoderamiento de trabajadores migrantes de KAIROS recibe nuevos fondos del gobierno federal

October 1, 2021

El Gobierno de Canadá otorga $1.896 millones para proyecto Empoderamiento de Trabajadores Extranjeros Temporales durante COVID-19   (Ottawa – territorio no cedido del Pueblo Indígena Algonquin Anishnaabek) – El Gobierno de Canadá le ha otorgado a KAIROS Canadá un monto de $ 1,896,308 para continuar su exitoso…

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Convocatoria de Carteles para jovenes #KAIROS20

August 31, 2021

English | Français Sobre el concurso  Para conmemorar su vigésimo aniversario, KAIROS quiere elevar el trabajo artístico de los jóvenes activistas. Estamos buscando obras de arte originales que compartan un mensaje de justicia, paz y esperanza, obras de arte que nos ayuden…

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Congratulations to the OFP on their 49th anniversary

July 22, 2021

This week the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP) celebrates their 49th anniversary.   The OFP will be hosting two public events in Spanish this week to commemorate the organization’s forty-nine years:  Thursday, July 22 at 5:00pm EDT | Virtual conversation on the feminist economic alternatives on Facebook Live via the OFP’s Facebook account   Saturday,…

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Twenty is an important number in Mayan culture/Veinte es un número importante en la cultura Maya #KAIROS20

July 20, 2021

(English follows) KAIROS ES VIDA, LUCHA, HERMANDAD, AMISTAD, ES TELARAÑA QUE VA UNIENDO ESFUERZOS PARA LA DEFENSA DE LA MADRE TIERRA.  Número importante en la cultura maya, cuando se cumple 20 años se llegó a ser una persona completa (jun winäq), 20 nawales del calendario maya, pero a…

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Hilando y tejiendo juntas: camino de hermandad y solidaridad #KAIROS20

June 29, 2021

English KAIROS está celebrando 20 años como organización de justicia social, ecuménica y ambiental. Desde sus inicios comenzamos a trabajar juntos. Nuestras organizaciones, hilando y tejiendo juntas.   Siempre encontramos sintonía en la lucha frente a los impactos de las actividades…

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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…

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Evento del vigésimo aniversario de KAIROS – Convocatoria

May 3, 2021

Français | English ¡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…

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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),…

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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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