GENDER JUSTICE No Más II

No Más II is a 16-day educational tour between November 24 & December 10.

No Más II is a 16-day educational tour between November 24 and December 10, 2017, and will feature two representatives from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) National Women’s Programme (NWP), a KAIROS funded partner.  The delegates include Agnes Wasuk Petia,  and Awak Deng.

The tour coincides with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which begins on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and end on December 10, International Human Rights Day. It will highlight the women, peace and security work of the KAIROS Women of Courage Program.

This tour has been organized in collaboration and with the generous support of Development and Peace. Visit their May Peace Be With Her campaign.

2017 Tour Itinerary

  • Toronto (Nov. 24-25)
  • Kitchener-Waterloo (Nov. 26-27)
  • Thunder Bay and Northwest Ontario (Nov 28-30)
  • Winnipeg (Dec 1)
  • Southern Saskatchewan (Dec. 2-3)
  • Greater Montreal (Dec. 4-6)
  • Ottawa (Dec. 7-10).

Our South Sudanese guests will speak at public events, churches, with South Sudanese-Canadian diaspora groups and Indigenous communities, MPs and government, and to civil society partners including from the Women, Peace and Security Network – Canada.

Our generous donors helped to bring Agnes and Awak to Canada. Please support KAIROS with a donation and make other tours possible! Thank you!

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List of Events

TORONTO: Friday, November 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue
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KITCHENER: Sunday, November 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 54 Queen Street North
Sermon will be livestreamed www.standrewskw.com

WATERLOO: Sunday, November 26, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
All Saints Anglican Church 400 Northfield Dr West
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WATERLOO: Monday, November 27, 2017,  10 a.m. to  12:00 p.m.
Balsillie School of International Affairs, Room 1-23, 67 Erb Street West 
Round Table: Women, Peace and Security: The Case of South Sudan
Visit University website for more info.

THUNDER BAY: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
KAIROS Blanket Exercise with South Sudanese KAIROS partners
Lakehead University, University Centre, Faculty Lounge (UC1029), 955 Oliver Rd
Spaces are limited. Reserve your spot: bit.ly/KBEthunderbay
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THUNDER BAY: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lakehead University, University Centre, Faculty Lounge (UC1029), 955 Oliver Road
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WINNIPEG: Friday, December 1, 2017, 11:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
South Sudanese Cultural Center, 129 Dagmar Street,
RSVP for lunch only 11:45-12:45 : 89luk7@gmail.com /204 806 1814 or women4womenss@gmail.com /204 599 1379
Presentation is from 1:00 to 3:45
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REGINA: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Knox-Met United Church, 2340 Victoria Avenue
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REGINA: Sunday, December 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church,  2026 Winnipeg Street

REGINA: Sunday, December 3, 2017, 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wesley United Church, 3913 Hillsdale Street
(Bring your own lunch, coffee provided)
For more info: 306-586-5220

MONTREAL: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Espace Benoît Lacroix, 2715, ch. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
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MONTREAL: Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Archdiocese of Montreal, Room 130/135, 2000, rue Sherbrooke Ouest (métro Atwater)
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OTTAWA: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, room 1160, 55 Laurier Avenue East
Members of Parliament from each political party have been invited to respond to the Sudanese women’s presentations in the context of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy and National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
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Biographies

Awak Deng

Youth Coordinator of the National Women’s Programme of the South Sudan Council of Churches

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Awak Deng is the Youth Coordinator of the National Women’s Programme of the South Sudan Council of Churches.  She was born in Khartoum, Sudan, and is from the Dinka ethnic group. She has been an active member of the Sudan Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Juba. Awak organizes seminars for youth, including those focused on women and girls, inside and outside the churches.

No Mas II Tour

Agnes Wasuk Petia

Coordinator of the National Women’s Programme of the South Sudan Council of Churches

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Agnes Wasuk Satafino has been the Coordinator of the National Women’s Programme (NWP) of the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) since June 2013 when the SSCC separated from the Khartoum-based Sudan Council of Churches as consequence of South Sudan’s independence in 2011. She was born in Juba and belongs to the Bari ethnic group of the Equitoria Region

Before joining the SSCC, Agnes worked in accounting with the Regional Government of South Sudan in Juba prior to independence, as well as for the German Leprocy Relief Associaltion in Khartoum, and as a coordinator for the social ministry and education  with the Catholic Achdiocese of Khartoum.  She returned to Juba in South Sudan in 2010 and voted for South Sudanese independence in the referendum.  After the independence in 2011, Agnes joined the of Catholic Archdiocese of Juba as Coordinator for Emergency Preparedness until 2013 when she joined the SSCC as the NWP Coordinator.

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