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05_02

Trabajar con y parar las mujeres

En marzo del 2017, varios miembros de la Comisión Internacional de Justicia y Paz de las Congregaciones de San José asistimos a la Comisión de la Condición Jurídica y Social de la Mujer de las Naciones Unidas de 2017. El tema de la Comisión era “El empoderamiento económico de la mujer en el cambiante mundo del trabajo.”

En preparación para esta reunión, pedimos a las Hermanas y a los Asociados/as que enviaran historias de cómo las mujeres estaban marcando una diferencia. (more…)



05_03

UN Focus on Ending Poverty

The UN Commission on Social Development held its 55th session at UN headquarters in New York, February 1-10, 2017. As its theme “Strategies for the eradication of poverty to achieve sustainable development for all” indicates, development is truly sustainable only when poverty in all its forms has ended. This year’s meeting gave particular focus to the most vulnerable, in particular youth and those with disabilities. (more…)



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Working with Migrants and Refugees in Italy

In a recent visit to the Sisters of St. Joseph in northern Italy, specifically Torino, Aoste, Pinerolo and Cuneo, I became more aware of the situation of refugees and migrants and how the Sisters are engaged with these vulnerable groups. In Torino the Italian Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph is engaged in a collaborative ministry dedicated to caring for the physical, psychological, mental, spiritual and social needs of the migrants and refugees. (more…)