Posts Tagged ‘social injustice’

Budget 2022 makes tentative steps to address social injustices

Thursday, May 19th, 2022
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The Auckland Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, Te Komihana Rongomau, Paetika, is complimenting Budget 2022. In a statement, the spokesperson for the Commission, Ms Loraine Elliott acknowledges some of the worst economic times for New Zealanders in many years and is commending the government’s efforts. Elliott is pleased that Budget 2022 is looking to address Read more

Caritas Challenge this year focussing on Cambodia

Friday, April 8th, 2016

The 2016 Caritas Challenge for schools and youth groups is focussed on Cambodia, where many people face social injustice. The challenge runs from April 1 to May 15. The annual event in New Zealand aims at demonstrating solidarity with those living with poverty or injustice. The challenge activities and experiences come under the headings “Move Read more

World Cup injustice

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Where once an event like the Olympics or the World Cup may have been seen as a triumph of corporate and athletic enterprise, today’s world counts the cost of games much more carefully. Previous events have left countries with decaying venues and huge bills that take years to pay off. Local communities are increasingly unhappy Read more