Good News, Bad News

1 June 2014

Jessica Ernst, our Woman of Courage for 2011, won a “moral victory” in a court case against the Canadian Province of Alberta, when the government lawyer argued that Jessica’s lawsuit on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and groundwater contamination should be struck down on the grounds that it would open a floodgate of lawsuits against the province, […]

Woman of Courage 2014?

3 September 2013

It’s not too early to be thinking about nominees for the Woman of Courage award for next year.  We have one suggestion so far, but let’s have more!   Contact [email protected]  with your suggestions. Here are some of the criteria we use: That the awardee be a women, but not a member of the member congregations […]


Woman of Courage 2013

24 June 2013

And speaking of Women of Courage, meet Margaret Mary Issaka, who received her award for UNANIMA Woman of Courage for 2013 at the final festive meal of the Ghana workshop.  (The award is a flame-like copper sculpture mounted on a wooden base, with an inscription). As educator, community organizer, and activist, she has spent most […]