Posts Tagged "gendered impacts"

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Stories of Courage: Women Defending Land and Water in Canada and Brazil

Join KAIROS’ MERE Hub for Stories of Courage: Women Defending Land and Water in Canada and Brazil. This online teach-in is the last in a series of virtual events in June celebrating the launch of MERE Hub—the Canadian phase. The…

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Who Killed Berta Cáceres? Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender’s Battle for the Planet—book launch.

[español sigue] Join KAIROS’ MERE Hub for “Who Killed Berta Cáceres? Dams, Death Squads, and an Indigenous Defender’s Battle for the Planet—book launch.” This virtual book launch will feature author and journalist Nina Lakhani as well as members of the…

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Mining Tailings Dam Collapses in Canada and Brazil: Who Cares?

Join us Friday, May 29, 2020 at 2:00PM EDT for a webinar with Judith Marshall and Daniela Campolina. Register Here: https://secure.kairoscanada.org/civicrm/event/register?reset=1&id=171 The webinar will focus on three major tailings dam breaches that have occurred in the Americas over the last…

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Webinar-Minding our own business: Canada, Business & Human Rights

CNCA presents a May month of Action for mining justice webinar: Minding our own business: How to ensure Canadian businesses respect human rights abroad 7:30 to 8:45 pm EST on Thursday, May 14, 2020 English language webinar registration here: http://cnca-rcrce.ca/recent-works/may-14-2020-corporate-accountability-webinar/…

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MERE Hub Launch

KAIROS Canada is pleased to invite you to a public launch of the Mother Earth & Resource Extraction: Women Defending Land and Water Info Hub (also known as MERE Hub) on Nov. 27 at Ryerson University at 5:30 p.m. ….

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Report back on landmark “Hudbay Minerals” lawsuits Bringing Canadian mining companies to justice

On September 17, 2019, there will be a public court hearing in Toronto to determine whether the Mayan Q’eqchi’ plaintiffs from Guatemala can amend their pleadings regarding Skye Resources’ (that amalgamated with Hudbay Minerals in 2008) violent forced evictions in…

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Emergency Mass Action for Mining Justice

With less than six months left in their mandate, the Federal Government is about to break another promise. The proposed ombudsperson for responsible enterprise would have given people harmed by Canadian mining abroad a tool to begin to hold these…

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VICTORIA: Gender, Justice and the Church

The CSRS, in collaboration with the John Albert Hall (JAH) Trust and the Anglican Diocese of BC, is hosting a panel discussion on “Gender, Justice and the Church”. The three panelists, Gina Messina, Cheri DiNovo, and Jennifer Henry, are long…

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WATERLOO: Women Peace and Security: Dispatches from Time and Place

A public forum to remember the impact of war and colonization on women and girls. Speakers include:  Lori Campbell Cree-Metis from Treaty 6 territory, Saskatchewan, and director of Shatitsirotha, the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, on gender and race Carol Acton Associate…