Posts Tagged "women of courage"

OFP & KAIROS grieve and denounce the assassination of one of their leaders and colleagues

July 2, 2024

On June 27, KAIROS learned from the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP), our partner in Colombia, that their colleague, leader and community organizer, Yoli Maria Toloza Cardoza in Puerto Wilches, was assassinated in her home. They wrote:   “On June 27 at…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Read KAIROS WPS’ six transformative years – At a Glance

June 24, 2024

Français – Español It was a remarkable 6-year journey that involved more than 36,000 (mostly women) participants and had significant outcomes. Funded by the Government of Canada and donations from member churches and Canadians, the Women of Courage: Women, Peace…

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Photo Essay Climate-Conflict-Gender Tour

October 16, 2023

After months of planning, KAIROS and network welcomed its Women of Courage (WPS) partners from September 25 to October 6 with open arms and hearts. This was part of the long-anticipated Climate, Conflict, Gender: KAIROS Canada’s Women of Courage Visit…

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

Interview with Proscovia Mungasa James on CBC Cape Breton

October 13, 2023

While in Sydney, NS during Climate, Conflict, Gender: KAIROS Canada’s Women of Courage Visit 2023, Proscovia Mungasa James spoke with Wendy Bergfeldt on CBC Mainstreet Cape Breton about the transformational work of the South Sudan Council of Churches’ National Women’s…

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Read all about it! Women Peace and Security at a Glance report for Year Five

August 24, 2023

English Français Español Progress report! Take a glance at KAIROS Women, Peace and Security Year 5 successes! More women impacted by conflict have benefited from psychosocial, human rights and legal support and are actively engaged in peacebuilding processes. More men…

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

Transforming dreams into reality in Colombia

February 28, 2023

I am visiting Colombia for the first time as the new Latin America Partnerships Coordinator. And this is the first time anyone from KAIROS had visited in three years, since the pandemic began. We started in Colombia with the Organización…

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

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

Taking our courage in hand and overcoming fear #KAIROS20

July 15, 2021

What do you do when your life is in constant danger? When you are never sure that when you leave your home in the morning that you will return safely in the evening? This is a daily reality for the…

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