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Global - Ecology Network advocates for fighting climate change at COP23
(Nov-2017) 
 

US - Canada - An Ecological Examen: Reconciling God, Creation, and Humanity
(Nov-2017) 
 

Latin America - Atlas of Conflicts in the Amazon: Story of abuse, suffering and death
(Nov-2017) 
 

Africa - Fourteen African Jesuit institutions and collaborators join to promote reconciliation
(Nov-2017) 
 

South Asia - Jesuit social activists explore ways to foster harmony
(Nov-2017) 
 

Asia Pacific - Migrant workers come back to their "mother's home"
(Nov-2017) 
 

Latin America - Human Rights and integral ecology network consolidate their action
(Nov-2017) 
 

Global - Catholic institutions announce largest-ever joint divestment from fossil fuels
(Nov-2017) 
 

Global - The Global Red Chair project: Collaboration for global citizenship
(Nov-2017) 
 

Global - Pope Francis announces November 19 as the World Day of the Poor
(Nov-2017) 
 

USA - Kino Border Initiative earns WOLA Human Rights award
(Nov-2017) 
 

Global - First International Congress convenes Jesuit educators
(Nov-2017) 
 

USA - "Dignity Has No Borders": Jesuit Migration Network meeting looks at migration on a regional le
(Nov-2017) 
 

Europe - Social Apostolate Delegates meet to discern on GC36, ecology, spirituality and collaboratio
(Oct-2017) 
 

Global - Building partnerships in water and faith to achieve the SDGs
(Oct-2017) 
 

Asia Pacific - No more dancing houses
(Oct-2017) 
 

Latin America - Fund what is fair: Right to education campaign for Latin America and the Caribbean
(Oct-2017) 
 

Rome - Students of Massimo Institute make a video on climate change
(Oct-2017) 
 

Rome - International Congress on Child Dignity in the Digital world
(Oct-2017) 
 

Africa - The Ignatian Family in Africa trained in promotion of faith, justice and reconciliation
(Oct-2017) 
 

USA - Faith Leaders Call for Justice at St. Louis Interfaith Prayer Service
(Oct-2017) 
 

Latin America - First Regional Meeting of Indigenous Youth
(Oct-2017) 
 

Latin America - RJM-LAC and Campaign for Hospitality
(Oct-2017) 
 

Spain - Cooperation in a Changing World
(Oct-2017) 
 

India - India's Demonetization and its impact on the poor
(Oct-2017) 
 

Global - 'Welcome, Protect, Promote and Integrate migrants and refugees' says Pope
(Sep-2017) 
 

USA - Jesuit Network mobilizes in defense of DACA and Dreamers
(Sep-2017) 
 

Honduras - Jesuits decry attacks on Jesuit human rights activist
(Sep-2017) 
 

Africa - "Fe y Alegria wants to educate 42 million Africans"
(Sep-2017) 
 

India - Jesuit Theologians join peace journey amidst manufactured hate
(Sep-2017) 
 

Canada - Canadian Jesuits and indigenous paddlers form bonds to 'last a lifetime'
(Sep-2017) 
 

Japan - Working with Vietnamese migrant workers in Japan to help their country
(Sep-2017) 
 

Colombia - Launch of Garittea: An innovative and sustainable enterprise
(Sep-2017) 
 

India - Hundreds of activists and poor farmers in New Delhi for jobs
(Sep-2017) 
 

Africa - The First JESAM delegates' meeting on Child Protection held in Nairobi
(Sep-2017) 
 

India - Green Education Network: Educating the Educators
(Sep-2017) 
 

 

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Africa - The First JESAM delegates' meeting on Child Protection held in Nairobi

(Sep-2017)

Child Protection is an urgent challenge to institutions in many countries of the world and the church is not an exception. We are called to confront it and to take collective responsibility and action for child protection. Societal silence on child protection only shields perpetrators of abuse. We need to avoid the false narrative that the issue "is not an African problem" and be cognizant that it is a challenge for Africa too. Addressing the 2-day gathering of JESAM delegates for Child Protection on Aug. 30-31 in Nairobi, JESAM President Fr. Agbonkhianmeghe E. Orobator SJ, challenged delegates to think creatively and boldly, and globally and locally, so that our engagement with Child Protection may be rooted in our local context while taking into account the best universal practice. Read more...