Archivi tag: Campaign

#WhereIsPengshuai? Feminist activists and sports fans campaign for the missing tennis star

Women’s Tennis Association spoke out but International Olympic Committee remains silent Originally published on Global Voices Image created by Oiwan Lam Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai, 35, has not been seen or heard from since accusing former Chinese Communist top leader Zhang Gaoli of sexual assault through Weibo on November 2. Peng Shuai's post accusing… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/PAKISTAN – The bill to protect women rejected: protest campaign by Christians

Karachi – “We must all be united to defend and promote the proposed bill to protect women of religious minorities from forced conversions. Not only do we want this proposal to become law, but we also want it to be implemented. Rejecting the bill that aims to stop forced conversions is against human rights. This… Leggi tutto »

ASIA/INDONESIA – Abolition of the death penalty: a civil society campaign

Jakarta – The campaign for the abolition of the death penalty, launched by civil society and embraced by Christian Churches and organizations, is intensifying in Indonesia. Several Indonesian civil society organizations have called on the government to remove the death penalty from the country’s legal system, noting that there is evidence that “this form of… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/KENYA – Fr. Kamemba: “We are following the malaria vaccination campaign with great interest”

Kisumu – “In view of the many health facilities that are under the auspices of the Catholic Church, especially in malaria-prone areas, the new vaccine against this endemic disease will also be of great interest to the local Catholic Church”, said Father Robbin Kamemba, Superior General of the Society for Africa Missions in Kenya to… Leggi tutto »

AFRICA/SOUTH SUDAN – The vaccination campaign against Covid-19 takes shape and life

Yirol – At last, tents for vaccination against Covid have been set up adjacent to the Yirol and Rumbek hospitals with all the equipment in operation, vans, scooters and bicycles ready to leave and reach the most remote villages, loaded with all the material necessary: tables, chairs, syringes, gloves, cotton, disinfectants and of course theLeggi tutto »

EUROPE/ITALY – Missio Italia’s social campaign “#nonpossiamotacere” (We cannot be silent) starts in October

Rome – With the start of Missionary October, the social campaign “#nonpossiamotacere” was launched by the Missio Foundation with the diocesan missionary centers. Every day of the month, tidbits of what “cannot be kept silent” will be shared on the social networks of the Foundation and of the dioceses that want it, just as Pope… Leggi tutto »