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Victory in Nicaragua! National Assembly passes Violence against Women Law

CoDev’s Nicaraguan partner, MEC (Maria Elena Cuadra Movement of Employed and Unemployed Women) and the wider women’s movement in Nicaragua achieved a significant victory in January 2012 when the National Assembly voted to bring into legislation a Law Against Violence Against Women. (more…)

Canadians and the World: Julia Goulden

We were thrilled when we received a call from Canada’s History magazine asking if they could interview someone for their Canadians and the World segment. We immediately put them in touch with Julia Goulden, (more…)

A Great Lineup of Social Justice Films!

For the 11th year CoDev is thrilled to be hosting the Vancouver stop of the World Community Film Festival on Feb 10-12, 2012 at Langara College. This unique festival of amazing documentaries is curated by (more…)

Indeed the Pedagogy of the Oppressed

In December 2011, CoDev coordinated a Canadian teachers’ delegation to Colombia. In the following article BC Teachers’ Federation provincial executive member Rick Guenther writes of his experiences during the delegation.

Colombia Delegation Nov 2011 - Ademacor MonumentI can only begin to imagine life as a union leader in which I regularly receive reports of murdered colleagues, frequently receive death threats, and require the constant presence of armed bodyguards. Yet this is the reality of many people, particularly trade unionists, in Colombia.

While various rebel groups, government forces, and paramilitary groups have been engaged in violent struggle for decades, most of the oppression of union and human rights activists has been perpetrated (more…)

Event: Stories from the Frontlines of the Honduran Teachers’ Struggle

CoDev invites you to hear from Honduran teachers’ union member Dilcia Diaz, a coordinator with the CoDev supported Non-Sexist Pedagogy program.

Hear from a front line activist (more…)