Gender Justice/Women of Courage

KAIROS Wish List 2023

February 1, 2023

KAIROS 2023 WISH LIST  As we emerge from a year of mounting crises, we are encouraged by the growing calls to center the leadership of Indigenous peoples, women, and youth in decisions related to transitioning to a just and sustainable…

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Joint statement of the ENSS on Pope Francis’ ‘pilgrimage of peace’

February 1, 2023

Joint statement of the Ecumenical Network on South Sudan on Pope Francis’ ‘pilgrimage of peace’ Member organizations of the Ecumenical Network of South Sudan (ENSS), including KAIROS Canada, have released a joint statement calling on the global Church and for…

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Episode 2: Changing the Narrative on Gender Justice in South Sudan: Jackcilia Salathiel’s Story of Courage

January 25, 2023

Our second episode of the KAIROS Women of Courage podcast series features Jackcilia Salathiel, the National Women’s Coordinator at the South Sudan Council Churches’ National Women’s Program. Jackcilia shares her story of courage as a human rights lawyer and gender…

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What impact will your Christmas donation to KAIROS have?

December 8, 2022

  A significant one. Your donation to KAIROS’ Women, Peace and Security program will have 4X the impact!   Juan Rachael Michael Roberto standing in front of the COP27 sign. Juan Rachael Michael Roberto and her colleagues are bringing women…

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Violence Against Women and Mother Earth

December 4, 2022

Mother Earth suffers through her daughters and with them. She exists and persists, and along with her daughters, they thread their lives and territories. Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, and peace and to…

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

SOBRE EL ROL ESENCIAL DE LAS MUJERES EN LA JUSTICIA CLIMATICA

November 29, 2022

In English El cambio climático es un fenómeno que afecta a toda la humanidad de una manera catastrófica. Este mundo no puede soportar más extractivismo y excesos de nuestro estilo de vida. Y también es un escenario de crisis que…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Donate Today for 4X the Impact – Support Women Working for Peace

November 25, 2022

Celebrate peace and goodwill this Christmas season by supporting the extraordinary work of women peacebuilders. Remember, with every dollar you donate to the Women, Peace and Security program, you’ll unlock $3 in funding from Global Affairs Canada. This means that…

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KAIROS Solidarity Partners Report

November 25, 2022

KAIROS has just published a report on our Global Solidarity Partners in 2021. Read the report These partnerships are part of who we are as KAIROS. They ground and inform our advocacy work on human rights, ecological and climate justice,…

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KAIROS brings to COP27 its Blanket Exercise and an event on gender, conflict & climate

November 8, 2022

In Egypt, KAIROS leads a Blanket Exercise on November 12, and partners with Equality Fund on Global South Perspectives on Climate Justice, Peace and Conflict, and Gender Equality, an event in the Canadian Pavilion, November 16  (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory)…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, Indigenous Rights

Une délégation de partenaires autochtones, jeunesse et femmes du Canada et du Sud se rend à la COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS et Pour l’amour de la création envoient 10 délégués en Égypte pour demander que leurs voix soient entendues Ottawa (territoire algonquin non cédé), le 26 octobre 2022. – KAIROS et Pour l’amour de la Création (FLC) envoient 10 délégués à la Conférence…

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Delegación de representantes indígenas, de jóvenes y de mujeres de Canadá y del Sur Global rumbo a la COP 27

October 31, 2022

Con el auspicio de KAIROS y la iniciativa For the Love of Creation, un grupo de 10 personas se dirige a Egipto para exigir que se les escuche (Ottawa: terrritorio del Pueblo Algonquin) – KAIROS y la iniciativa For the…

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Indigenous, youth and women delegates from Canada and Global South head to COP27

October 31, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are sending 10 delegates to Egypt to demand their voices be heard (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation (FLC) are sending 10 delegates to the United Nations…

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Presentación de delegación a COP 27 de Canadá y Sur Global el 3 de noviembre

October 27, 2022

Participantes de delegación de KAIROS y For the Love of Creation se presentarán en un seminario virtual de dos horas para amplificar su mensaje exigiendo ser parte de la toma de decisiones que afectan el clima y las personas. (Ottawa:…

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Le 3 novembre, pleins feux sur les délégués du Canada et des pays du Sud à la COP27

October 27, 2022

La délégation de 10 membres de KAIROS et de Pour l’amour de la création est présentée dans un webinaire de deux heures pour mieux faire entendre la revendication des organismes d’obtenir une place à la table de décision sur le climat…

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Spotlight on COP27 delegates from Canada and Global South, November 3

October 27, 2022

KAIROS and For the Love of Creation’s 10-member delegation featured in 2-hour webinar to amplify their message to have a seat at climate decision-making tables (Ottawa: Unceded Algonquin Territory) – KAIROS and For the Love of Creation are co-sponsoring Voices…

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Highlights from my participation at 11th WCC Assembly, by Zoughbi Zoughbi

October 19, 2022

The 11th World Council of Churches Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany was indeed a celebration of life from diverse churches, dignitaries, students, patriarchs, bishops, clergy, nuns, professors, and political, social, and economic leaders of the world. I was representing Wi’am: Palestinian…

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

The road to COP27 has begun. Listen to delegates on the KAIROS/ For Love of Creation Delegation

October 4, 2022

KAIROS and For Love of Creation (FLC) are organizing a delegation of Global Women, Peace and Security and Solidarity partners and Indigenous partners and youth from Canada to the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) which takes place in Sharm…

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Connecting the dots

September 28, 2022

Remember connect-the-dots pictures? Many are incredibly simple (like this bunny) – the image sometimes could even be discerned without drawing the lines between dots. But some pictures are much more complicated, with the picture emerging from all those unconnected points…

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Call for bolder ecumenical commitment to justice and peace: reflections from 11th WCC Assembly

September 26, 2022

The recently concluded 11th World Council of Churches Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, was quite an experience for the more than 4,000 attendees who participated in the event, in its significance and richness in content. Participants included delegates from WCC member…

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Introducing Paul Belisario – IPMSD/The Philippines

September 17, 2022

Meet Paul Belisario, Assistant Global Coordinator for the International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation (IPMSDL), a KAIROS solidarity partner. His work focuses on campaigns, mobilization and outreach on the themes of liberation movements and right to self-determination, land rights,…

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Introducing Hana Elias Anton Kare – Wi’am/West Bank

September 16, 2022

Introducing Hana Kare, a researcher, trainer and peace activist with Wi’am: Palestine Conflict Transformation Centre. Like the other Women, Peace and Security partners, Wi’am is a long-term ecumenical and KAIROS partner, now active in the emerging gender, conflict and climate…

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Introducing Chantal Bilulu – Héritiers de la Justice/DRC

September 15, 2022

Meet Chantal Bilulu, Project Manager for Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program at Héritiers de la Justice in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a KAIROS WPS partner. Chantal has 8 years of experience defending, protecting and promoting human rights…

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

Introducing Juan Rachel Michael Roberto – SSCC/South Sudan

September 15, 2022

Meet Juan Rachel Michael Roberto, Advocacy Coordinator for South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), a long-term ecumenical and KAIROS partner in South Sudan. The SSCC is a Women of Courage partner in our Women, Peace and Security (WPS) program and…

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

Introducing Noble Wadzah – Oil Watch Africa/Ghana

September 15, 2022

Meet Noble Wadzah, Coordinator of Oil Watch Africa’s chapter in Ghana, Oil Watch Ghana, a KAIROS Global Solidarity partner. Noble’s work focuses on energy transition as expressed in Oil Watch’s Africa campaign: “Leave the Oil in the Soil.” This campaign…

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Introducing Kelly Campo – OFP/Colombia

September 14, 2022

Let’s meet Kelly Johanna Campo Becerra, a member of the coordinating committee of the Organización Femenina Popular – Popular Feminist Organization (OFP/Colombia), responsible for the feminist popular economy and environmental programs. She is also a leader in the youth movement…

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Introducing Ivonne Yanez – Acción Ecológica/Ecuador

September 14, 2022

Meet Ivonne Yanez. She is a founding member and current president of Acción Ecológica (Ecuador), one of the most well-known and respected climate justice organizations in Latin America, as well as Oilwatch Latin America, an oil activities resistance network. Ivonne…

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Reflections from WCC 11th Assembly by Jackcilia Salathiel

September 12, 2022

The opening prayer in the evening of the WCC assembly in Karlsruhe, under the big canopy tent outside, moved me to tears when the Greek Orthodox Bishop in his turn to pray started by saying, “I bring to you greetings…

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