Posts Tagged "women peace and security"

SSCC Statement on Nonviolence

April 26, 2023

“Put your sword back in its place …”(Mathew 26:52) The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), a KAIROS partner and participant in the Women, Peace and Security program, issued a powerful statement on nonviolence after the Ecumenical Peace Pilgrimage to…

Post filed in: Global South

KAIROS at UNCSW67 – Tackling the gender digital divide

March 24, 2023

Women and girls face a digital divide. There has been no framework to address this – until now.  On March 18, Member States at the UN 67th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) agreed to an…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

“Inspiring and humbling.” UN women’s events lead discussion on digital access and security

March 24, 2023

I attended the 67th UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) during its first week: March 6-11, along with Lucy Talgieh, the Women’s Project Coordinator at Wi’am: Palestinian Conflict Transformation Center and a KAIROS Women of Courage: Women, Peace…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Technology, cyber space and total isolation – UNCSW67

March 23, 2023

I could not guarantee my arrival to the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW67). I do not take the trip and journey to New York with ease.   I do not take for granted how many people, organizations and…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

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

What impact will your Christmas donation to KAIROS have?

December 8, 2022

  A significant one. Your donation to KAIROS’ Women, Peace and Security program will have 4X the impact!   Juan Rachael Michael Roberto standing in front of the COP27 sign. Juan Rachael Michael Roberto and her colleagues are bringing women…

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

Violence Against Women and Mother Earth

December 4, 2022

Mother Earth suffers through her daughters and with them. She exists and persists, and along with her daughters, they thread their lives and territories. Violence against women continues to be an obstacle to achieving equality, development, and peace and to…

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

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

SOBRE EL ROL ESENCIAL DE LAS MUJERES EN LA JUSTICIA CLIMATICA

November 29, 2022

In English El cambio climático es un fenómeno que afecta a toda la humanidad de una manera catastrófica. Este mundo no puede soportar más extractivismo y excesos de nuestro estilo de vida. Y también es un escenario de crisis que…

Post filed in: COP27, Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

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

Call for bolder ecumenical commitment to justice and peace: reflections from 11th WCC Assembly

September 26, 2022

The recently concluded 11th World Council of Churches Assembly in Karlsruhe, Germany, was quite an experience for the more than 4,000 attendees who participated in the event, in its significance and richness in content. Participants included delegates from WCC member…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

KAIROS workshop at WCC Assembly inspires hope for gender justice in Christ’s love

September 7, 2022

KAIROS delivered an engaging workshop at the ongoing 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in Karlsruhe, Germany, on Lessons from women peacebuilders on transformation to more peaceful, just and sustainable relationships among all peoples and with Creation….

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

KAIROS and Partners at the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches

September 1, 2022

A delegation of KAIROS staff, and two representatives of the KAIROS Women of Courage: Women Peace and Security (WPS) partners from South Sudan and Palestine, are currently participating at the 11th Assembly of the World Council of Churches (WCC) in…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

South Sudan Council of Churches Action Plan for Peace

April 29, 2022

A review to strengthen collective action to peace in South Sudan The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC), its Board of Trustees, and the Council’s global, regional and national partners have just concluded a three-day review and reflection on the…

Post filed in: Africa

Tabled: Two new bills asserting that Human Rights and Accountability are Non-negotiable

March 30, 2022

A people and planet first approach to business is long overdue. This is why KAIROS welcomes the tabling of two corporate accountability bills in the House of Commons today. These two bills seek to address deficiencies in the way Canada…

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

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WOMEN PEACEBUILDERS BUILD BACK with ENVIRONMENTAL and ECONOMIC SECURITY

A virtual parallel event at the NGO-CSW66 Forum. Session will be available in English, French and Spanish. SESSION FOCUS Broaden the approach and intersection of Women, Peace and Security to include economic injustice and the climate crisis. Support wholistic women-led…

KAIROS joins partners in condemning the assassination of human rights defenders Teófilo Acuña Ribón and Jorge Alberto Tafur in Colombia

March 2, 2022

On February 22, Teófilo Acuña Ribón and Jorge Alberto Tafur, two well respected human rights defenders working for land rights in Colombia were killed. Teófilo and Jorge Alberto are two of thirty-three human rights defenders murdered thus far in 2022…

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

Kaji’ Ajpop Strengthens Indigenous Women’s Rights in Guatemala

March 1, 2022

KAIROS has a long history of working with partners in Guatemala on Indigenous rights, environmental and land defense, and gender justice. In 2021, KAIROS began exploring a new partnership and supporting the work of Kaji’ Ajpop, an association that promotes…

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

Decolonization is at the heart of effective climate action

February 25, 2022

Photo: Environment and Climate Change Minister Steven Guilbeault, pictured on the Hill on Jan. 31, 2022. Decolonization is at the heart of effective climate action. This means giving space to Black and other racialized people, particularly women, to have a…

Post filed in: Ecological Justice, Gender Justice/Women of Courage, Op Eds

Join us for Women of Courage Workshop at UN Commission on the Status of Women #CSW66

February 24, 2022

KAIROS is hosting a virtual parallel event at the 2022 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66), on March 22, 2022, at 10.00AM – 12.00PM EST. The workshop, ‘Women peacebuilders build back with environmental and economic security’, will…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Strengthening the livelihoods of Palestinians through agriculture in the West Bank

February 23, 2022

The agricultural sector, considered the cornerstone of Palestinian economic development, has not been able to play its strategic role because of the dispossession of land and the denial of access to agricultural areas, water resources, domestic and external markets as…

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

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic #KAIROS20

August 9, 2021

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic: KAIROS, you are a light in the world.  Let your light so shine before men (and women), that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven: Matthew 5: 16.  “To be…

Post filed in: #KAIROS20 Anniversary, Middle East

Empowerment of women and girls in the DR Congo #KAIROS20

August 3, 2021

My sincere thanks to KAIROS who supported my trip to Canada to participate in the 2019 International Human Rights Training Program held in Montreal and the Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, in June 2019.  Left to right: Rachel Warden and Néné Lubala.Left to right: Dayna the translator and Néné Lubala. With the support of KAIROS Canada, 8 women members of SALVIS…

Post filed in: #KAIROS20 Anniversary, Africa, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

L’autonomisation des femmes et jeunes filles en République du Congo #KAIROS20

August 3, 2021

Mes sincères remerciements à KAIROS qui a supporté mon voyage au Canada pour participer au Programme International de Formation aux Droits humains 2019 tenue à Montréal et à cette occasion passer un bon moment avec Rachel Warden en vue de participer à Women Deliver Conference tenue à Vancouver en juin 2019.  De gauche à…

Post filed in: #KAIROS20 Anniversary, Africa, En français, Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Hot off the press! Women Peace and Security At a Glance report for year 3

July 15, 2021

The At a Glance report for Year 3 of the KAIROS Women of Courage: Women Peace and Security program is now available in English, French and Spanish.  The report highlights the critical work of KAIROS partners – grassroots women peacebuilders in Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan and Palestine – in a year that…

Post filed in: Gender Justice/Women of Courage

Gender and land defense in Abya Yala in times of pandemic

July 9, 2021

“In this new global context, the compilation of struggles and the essential role of women in the defense of territories, the specificities and damages that they experience in socio-environmental conflicts, become relevant…” Latin American Network of Women Defenders of Social and Environmental Rights, 2020 annual report  Women…

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

KAIROS and partners mark the 10th anniversary of South Sudan: the world’s youngest country

July 8, 2021

Friday, July 9th marks the 10th anniversary of South Sudan, the world’s newest country.   Despite some progress towards peace and reconciliation, particularly since the signing of the latest iteration of the peace agreement, the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of…

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

Investigate PH releases 2nd report on escalating human rights violations in the Philippines

July 7, 2021

Yesterday, INVESTIGATE PH released its second report on human rights violations in the Philippines. The findings – which highlights escalating state-driven violence – are deeply alarming and demand urgent attention. The report is the second in a series of three…

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