Posts Tagged "gender justice"

Solidarity spells M.U.J.E.R.

November 24, 2023

Post from San Pablo, Cantagallo. Colombia Women from the neighbourhoods around San Pablo, Sur de Bolivar gathered at the Organizacion Femenina Popular (Women’s House) to discuss the details of the upcoming vigil for peace and against violence  and to send…

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

Light a Candle – Join KAIROS and OFP on Nov 25 for a vigil to end violence against women

November 24, 2023

Greetings from Barrancabermeja Colombia. It’s wonderfully inspiring to be back in Colombia with the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP). It’s good for the soul to be with an organization that believes in the capacity of women to make dreams a reality,…

Post filed in: Gender Justice

Women Global South peacebuilders to visit Canadians this fall

September 7, 2023

Disponible en françaisDisponible en espagñol KAIROS’ Women, Peace and Security global partners will speak to empowering impacts of Canadian funded program, September 25-October 6  (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – With Canada’s assistance, KAIROS Canada’s…

Post filed in: Media Releases

WPS African partner brings WPS program to life at the South-South Exchange in Nairobi

July 24, 2023

We are in Kenya and South Sudan for the KAIROS Women of Courage Women Peace and Security (WPS) program South-South Exchange. This exchange is between KAIROS partners, Heritiers de la Justice (HJ) from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)…

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

Camp Micah calling! Youth encouraged to participate in this social justice camp

July 4, 2023

Help foster the next generation movement for peace and justice. Please encourage a young person to attend Camp Micah for the experience of a lifetime. August 20-25, 2023 Ages: 14-18 years Sliding scale payment option Sign up today! Camp Micah…

Post filed in: Gender Justice, Social Justice, Youth

Canada recognizes KAIROS partner for gender, climate and peace work

June 14, 2023

Global Affairs Canada awards Organización Femenina Popular during the second annual Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Awards Ceremony (Toronto – Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit) – KAIROS is thrilled to announce that Global Affairs Canada (GAC) awarded…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Global South, Latin America, Media Releases, Social Justice

A Prayer for MMIWG2S

May 2, 2023

Connor Sarazin A Prayer for MMIWG2S Mother Earth, Grandmother Moon, we pray to you. We pray that you hold our tears of sadness. We pray that you hold our hearts aching with grief. We pray that we will see our…

Post filed in: Gender Justice, Indigenous Rights

KAIROS unpacks Budget 2023

April 5, 2023

Budget 2023 was delivered at a time of high inflation and national debt – and a challenge from Canada’s largest trading partner to step up investment in clean energy.   It was no surprise then that the budget, announced on March…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice, Indigenous Rights, Migrant Justice

Thousands of women mobilize in Colombia

April 4, 2023

Thousands of women mobilize  in Colombia for presentation of Human Rights Report by National Office of the Ombudsman. Spanish report below On March 23, the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP), a partner in KAIROS’ Women of Courage: Women, Peace and Security…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage


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