Posts Tagged "gender justice"


National Affirming PIE Day

March 14 is National Affirming PIE Day and 2023 has been declared the Year of Intention. On that day Kamloops United Church will be distributing mini-pies (aka “Tarts with Intention”) to passers-by from the front steps of our building at…


Affirming Worship Service

On Sunday, March 12th Kamloops United Church, 421 St. Paul Street in Kamloops, B.C., will have a special Affirming worship at 10 am, streaming online and in person, with guest speaker Rev. Donald Schmidt, author of The Bible and Homosexuality…

OFP’s International Women’s Day statement denounces violence against women as a Humanitarian Emergency

March 9, 2023

On International Women’s Day, KAIROS partner, Organización Femenina Popular (OFP), released a statement calling attention to and denouncing the increase in violence against women in the region of Magdalena Medio, including the assassination of Sandra Lozano on March 7.   The…

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

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…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

On the role of women in climate justice

November 29, 2022

En español Climate change is a phenomenon that catastrophically affects all of humanity. This world cannot bear any more extractivism and excesses of our lifestyle. And it is also a crisis scenario that acts in a differentiated way on Global…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice

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…

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