Monthly Archives: March 2020

Global Solidarity – April 2020

April 4—International Day of Landmine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action The effort to stop the production and use of landmines as weapons of war continues to be an urgent issue around the world.  Thousands of people are maimed or killed by landmines each year, in 84 countries.  In some of these countries armed conflicts have already been resolved, and yet undetected landmines still threaten children at play, farmers attempting to replant dormant fields, women going to collect water, and other innocent victims.  Governments continue to seek out and destroy these buried weapons of war, but the process is painstakingly [...]

Global Solidarity – April 20202020-03-30T21:41:01+00:00

Global Solidarity – March 2020

March 8 — International Women's Day International Women’s Day (IWD) was first recognized by the United Nations in 1975.  The Theme for IWD 2020 is #EachforEqual—an equal world is an enabled world.  The theme aims at not only calling attention to inequalities faced by women every day, but urges each woman to stand for equality everywhere—in the Church, in the workplace, in society, in the halls of government, in the family etc.  There can be no justice without equality.  “We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, each one of [...]

Global Solidarity – March 20202020-03-02T17:05:00+00:00