Posts Tagged "Women peacebuilders"

Women do the sustainability heavy lifting worldwide

January 23, 2024

Two weeks before the 28th UN climate change conference (COP28) kicked off in Dubai, I was at a women-led nature centre in the heart of Colombia. Conceived and managed by the Organización Femenina Popular (OFP), La Comunera is helping to lay the…

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

Let’s talk social and ecological justice in Budget 2024

January 19, 2024

Join us in urging Canada to invest in social and ecological justice!  The Canadian government is preparing for Budget 2024 and wants to hear from you! This is a great opportunity to voice your support for KAIROS’ priority areas.  Please…

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

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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Women peace-builders: an investment Canada cannot afford to overlook

September 15, 2023

Investing in women peacebuilders is not just a moral and effective thing to do, it’s a good financial investment we cannot afford to overlook. The returns are vital and invaluable for all of us and for the planet. A few…

Post filed in: Op Eds

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…

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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…

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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

Budget 2023: Urge support for women peacebuilders

February 9, 2023

Last year, the federal government took a step toward fulfilling a promise it made during the 2021 Throne Speech. That promise was to increase Canada’s international assistance budget each year, and invest in sustainable, equitable, and feminist development that benefits…

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