KAIROS Canada is pleased to invite you to a public launch of the Mother Earth & Resource Extraction: Women Defending Land and Water Info Hub (also known as MERE Hub), an online platform that connects and helps further empower Indigenous women land and water defenders in Canada and worldwide and was developed in consultation with women at the forefront of environmental protection especially regarding resource extraction.
Join us for a conversation with Isabel Zuleta (Colombia) and Natalia Atz Sunuc (Guatemala) moderated by Magdalena Ugarte (Ryerson University). The event will also feature Indigenous singing and drumming by Cathy Calfchild, with a dance performance by members of CASA.
KAIROS is launching the MERE Hub during the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign, which begins November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and ends on December 10, International Human Rights Day.
MERE Hub is one component of a SSHRC Partnership Engage Grant awarded to KAIROS and Dr. Sherry Pictou, Assistant Professor of Women’s Studies at Mount Saint Vincent University.
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