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Navodaya: Empowering Women and children

NAVODAYA: Center for Women and Children

Navodaya, the social center in Mysore, is focused on the empowerment of women and children who are marginalized and underprivileged. We, the Adorers of the Blood Of Christ, ASC sisters and the staff, are committed to the cause of women and children.

International Human Rights Day - 2010

International Human Rights Day – 2010

College of the Holy Spirit of Manila has been an advocate of Human Rights for many decades now and this annual observance of the International Human Rights Day is a concrete manifestation of such commitment.  This year’s theme, “Speak Up – Stop Discrimination” centered on non- discrimination as “all human beings are born free and […]

Religious Voices on Biodiversity

Religious Voices on Biodiversity

The tenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP10) was held in Nagoya, Japan from December 18 – 29, 2010.  There are many VIVAT members working in Nagoya, so we decided to participate in the COP10, to raise our voices on biodiversity from the religious point of view. […]

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Plant-for-the-Planet

Over the past few decades, the issue of global warming has become a pervasive topic in the discourse among policymakers worldwide. However, climate change talks may be a helpful forum for voicing concerns and ideas, but they have thus far proven to be inadequate in global policy implementation. Fortunately, while the problem of coordinated action […]

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Vigil for a Real Deal

Millions of world citizens around the world organized thousands of vigil events relating to the UN World Conference on climate change being held on 7-18 December 2009 in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark.


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