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No Más II: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

November 24 @ 8:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm

No Más II

No Más II is a 16-day educational tour between November 24 and December 10, 2017, and will feature two representatives from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) National Women’s Programme (NWP), a KAIROS funded partner.  The delegates include Agnes Wasuk Petia,  and Awak Deng.

The tour coincides with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which begins on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and end on December 10, International Human Rights Day. It will highlight the women, peace and security work of the KAIROS Women of Courage Program.

This tour has been organized in collaboration and with the generous support of Development and Peace. Visit their May Peace Be With Her campaign.

Tour Itinerary

  • Toronto (Nov. 24-25)
  • Kitchener-Waterloo (Nov. 26-27)
  • Thunder Bay and Northwest Ontario (Nov 28-Dec 1)
  • Southern Saskatchewan (Dec. 2-3)
  • Greater Montreal (Dec. 4-6)
  • Ottawa (Dec. 7-10).

Our South Sudanese guests will speak at public events, churches, with South Sudanese-Canadian diaspora groups and Indigenous communities, MPs and government, and to civil society partners including from the Women, Peace and Security Network – Canada.

List of Events

TORONTO: Friday, November 24, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Friends House, 60 Lowther Avenue
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KITCHENER: Sunday, November 26, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 54 Queen Street North
Sermon will be livestreamed www.standrewskw.com

WATERLOO: Sunday, November 26, 2017, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
All Saints Anglican Church 400 Northfield Dr West
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THUNDER BAY: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
KAIROS Blanket Exercise with South Sudanese KAIROS partners
Lakehead University, University Centre, Faculty Lounge (UC1029), 955 Oliver Rd
Spaces are limited. Reserve your spot: bit.ly/KBEthunderbay
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THUNDER BAY: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 7:15 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lakehead University, University Centre, Faculty Lounge (UC1029), 955 Oliver Road
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REGINA: Saturday, December 2, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Knox-Met United Church, 2340 Victoria Avenue
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REGINA: Sunday, December 3, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church,  2026 Winnipeg Street

MONTREAL: Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Espace Benoît Lacroix, 2715, ch. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
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OTTAWA: Thursday, December 7, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, room 1160, 55 Laurier Avenue East
Members of Parliament from each political party have been invited to respond to the Sudanese women’s presentations in the context of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy and National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security.
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Details

Start:
November 24 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 10 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.kairoscanada.org/what-we-do/gender-justice/no-mas-ii