Category Archives: Latin AmericaMarch 8, 2011
¡Feliz día de la mujer! CoDev celebrates the work of our Latin American Sisters striving for equality and justice. Twenty-six years working together for women’s rights, workers rights and human rights! CoDev celebra el labor de nuestras hermanas en Latinoamérica … Continue readingPosted in Gender, Latin America, Partnership | Comments Off on Happy International Women’s Day! March 4, 2011
Barbara Wood, CoDev Executive Director, shares the first of a 3-part report on Berenice Celeyta’s (NOMADESC) 2011 visit to Canada. The two of us turned the corner onto Rideau Street and were nearly knocked over by the wind. Colombian partner … Continue readingPosted in Canada, Colombia, Delegations/Solidarity Tours, Human Rights, Partnership, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Strategizing in the Cold February 25, 2011
Human rights defender Berenice Celeyta says that international solidarity helps to keep her alive and able to continue her work. Celeyta is the founder and director of one of CoDev’s partners, NOMADESC, an organization dedicated to working with local communities … Continue readingPosted in Colombia, Events, Human Rights, Partnership, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Partner to Speak on Human Rights in Colombia January 14, 2011
We’re planning our next exchange to Honduras for Health and Safety Activists within Canadian Unions. The exchange is planned for the beginning of April 2011. Our partners in Honduras, the Honduran Women’s Collective (CODEMUH), have spent years researching, educating and … Continue readingPosted in Delegations/Solidarity Tours, Honduras, Labour Rights, Maquila, Worker's Rights | 1 Comment January 12, 2011
In the short time since we sent you an urgent action on December 20th asking for letters to protest ongoing death threats against NOMADESC and other union and human rights organizations in Cali and the southwest of Colombia, several more … Continue readingPosted in Colombia, Human Rights, Urgent Action | Comments Off on Take Action: Colombian Partner Faces Death Threats!