Category Archives: Human RightsDecember 23, 2015
I sometimes wonder when I sign urgent actions and petitions what impact they have. Do leaders listen? Are our concerns heard? One thing is certain – our partners on whose behalf we write these urgent actions most certainly do hear … Continue readingPosted in Colombia, Human Rights | Comments Off on A message of thanks from NOMADESC December 4, 2015
Local artists in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico have found a profound and beautiful way to pay tribute to the lives of missing women from their city. Painting their images in murals.Posted in Gender, Human Rights, Mexico | Comments Off on The Painted Angels of Ciudad Juárez July 9, 2014
Honduras deal: Another example of Canada’s poor record on trade and human rights. Excerpted from Embassy magazine (Wednesday, July 9, 2014), Bill Fairbairn and Tara Ward are co-chairs, and Stacey Gomez is the co-ordinator of the Americas Policy Group, a … Continue readingPosted in Canada, Foreign Aid, Honduras, Human Rights | Comments Off on Honduras Free Trade Agreement July 8, 2014
Excerpted from CUPE’s International Solidarity Report 2013-14, Executive Director Barbara Wood writes about the amazing work of CoDev/CUPE partners MEC. (you can find a full copy of the CUPE International Solidarity Report at their website) Shouts of joy and celebration … Continue readingPosted in Central America, Delegations/Solidarity Tours, Gender, Human Rights | Comments Off on Women Workers Make Gains in Central America March 6, 2014
Long live Central American women! CoDev’s Executive Director, Barbara Wood is leading a delegation of Canadian Partners to Nicaragua and Honduras to meet with the women’s organization partners that work in the Maquila or sweatshop sector. She writes from Nicaragua.Posted in Delegations/Solidarity Tours, Gender, Human Rights, Maquila, Nicaragua, Partnership | Comments Off on Viva las mujeres centroamericanas! Viva!