Displaying items by tag: gender justice

A Franciscan Reflection on Intersecting Injustices Affecting Transgender Persons

Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

President Trump’s Twitter announcement last month of the U.S. military’s ban on transgender individuals and its eventual codification into national policy reopened wounds that, for many of our trans brothers and sisters, have yet to heal.

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Amplifying the Voices of Women who Defend Community and the Land: KAIROS’ Video Series on the Gendered Impacts of Resource Extraction

Thursday, 29 June 2017 09:30


Indigenous women are disproportionately affected by the impacts of resource extraction. This month’s blog gives voice to their experiences and highlights their critical role in defending their land and communities.

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Women at the heart of the food sovereignty movement in Mali

Wednesday, 24 May 2017 15:41

At the margin of the industrial food system, often exploited by new capital intensive means of production and rarely holding ownership of the land they work, peasant women are aware of the importance of demanding and taking control of sovereign food systems.

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Commission on the Status of Women and the role of faith

Monday, 03 April 2017 13:26

Tanja Haque, CAFOD's Gender Advisor, discusses the role of faith at the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women.

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International Women’s Day: CIDSE and its members stand in solidarity with women around the world

Wednesday, 08 March 2017 09:57

International Women’s Day is a moment to acknowledge and show support for the daily struggles faced by women to gain equality and have their vital contributions to society fully recognized.

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We are the strength and we are the hope!

Monday, 27 February 2017 13:46

A blog by Dr. Vaishali Patil, anti-nuclear activist (Jaitapur, India) and member of the National Alliance of Anti-Nuclear Movements, on women's resistance to nuclear power.

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A fictional letter to the 2040 woman

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 09:52

What would you tell women, perhaps your daughter, grand-daughter in the future about the world we live in and the struggle for gender equality today? An inspiring fictional letter by Tracey Agyeman.

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Laying the foundations for gender equality work

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 13:18

The CIDSE network embarked on a gender equality review in 2016- find out where this led us to and what are our next steps.

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Women Inspiring Women in Multicultural Program on Radio Blau

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 16:08

In the last five years, many Syrian women went through critical circumstances with the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011, followed by the armed conflict that was imposed on the people by the Syrian regime, and the presence of regional and international forces.

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Women in the poorest countries lack leadership opportunities in the UN

Friday, 11 November 2016 10:47

A month ago, a male friend of mine- a university professor- told me that the topic of gender equality should be discussed in a manner that is ‘non-threatening to men’. My answer to him was ‘when you are accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression’.

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