Posts Tagged "women and people’s summit of the americas against militarization"

Women of Courage delegate Vernie Yocogan writes article on the Colombia tour

September 15, 2010

Vernie Yocogan has posted a great article on the Women of Courage Colombia tour in the ‘Northern Dispatch (nordis) Weekly’, a blog of the nordis Weekly, a people’s newspaper for Northern Philippines: “Women’s Front: Women of Courage visits Colombia” http://www.nordis.net/?p=7682…

Post filed in: Asia-Pacific, Gender Justice, Latin America, Women of Courage

We listened with heavy hearts

August 19, 2010

We arrived in Pasto Narino in the south of Colombia at 4am this morning, after a flight from Bogota to Cali and followed by an 8 hour bus ride. We were up a few hours later for a day of…

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

A woman of courage in Colombia

August 17, 2010

Yesterday we met with Lilia Solano, another woman of courage in Colombia.  It was great to see her in person and in her element. I hadn’t seen her since the recent death threats and attacks to the office of Justicia y…

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

The excitement builds: Our bags are packed. We’re ready to go.

August 13, 2010

It’s just two days before we leave on the Women of Courage delegation and the excitement is building. We just heard on Wednesday that Chantal Bilulu, our delegate from the Congo, received her visa from the Colombian Embassy in Nairobi…

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

Women of Courage gathering and delegation

July 20, 2010

From August 15–25, 2010, KAIROS partners and supporters from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Philippines and Canada will travel to Colombia as part of the KAIROS Women of Courage delegation. They’ll visit Colombian communities that face militarization and daily…

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