Here is a quotation from DAWN – Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era. “We reject models based on extractivism and current production and consumption patterns that do not contemplate an integral vision of development… We need policies and programs that empower communities and individuals, rather than exposing us to market assault and the changes in climate that affect land, livelihoods, handicrafts, indigenous medicines, staple food, symbolic wealth and our caring social relationships that include women’s informal networks of mutual support.” Do you agree with this? The complete text is available and entitled DAWN – Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era – speaks Truth to Power. Doesn’t that remind you of scripture? The negotiations in Rio are difficult. ‘Whether the expected 130 heads of State and thousands of government and UN officials, and civil society advocates in the Rio+20 process can boldly advance human rights and shape global policy to reduce poverty, increase peoples wellbeing, and advance social equity, environmental sustainability, and economic justice must be our core question’ and the subject matter of our prayer. What future are you wishing for? Read the full text
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