Gender Equality Blog

A Franciscan Reflection on Intersecting Injustices Affecting Transgender Persons

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 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.

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.

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.

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.

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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