Media/Links

Good Shepherd in Asia Pacific

Forging closer and stronger links of collaboration across borders

Good Shepherd International Network

Sisters of the Good Shepherd - International Congregationhttp://rgs.gssweb.org/

Mission Development Office - Good Shepherd International Foundation - http://www.fondazionebuonpastore.org/

Good Shepherd International Justice Peace Officehttp://www.buonpastoreint.org/jp-en

Good Shepherd Statement to the 54th session of the Commission for Social Development - Good Shepherd Statement

Sr Winifred Doherty's blog (Good Shepherd - New York) - http://winifredd.wordpress.com/

 

Good Shepherd Asia Pacific

Provinces 

 

Central East India/Nepal Province - www.goodshepherdcein.org

Sri Lanka/Pakistan Province - www.gssslpk.lk

Australia/Aotearoa New Zealand Province - http://www.goodshep.org.au/

Good Shepherd New Zealand website - http://goodshepherd.org.nz/

Philippines Province - http://www.goodshepherdsisters.org.ph

Singapore/Malaysia Province - http://gssmission.org/      Malaysia - http://goodshepherd.my/ 

Northeast Asia Province - Taiwan - http://www.goodshepherd.org.tw/

 

Programmes

 

Hands of Hope website -  http://www.handsofhopenongkhai.com

Good Shepherd Microfinance Australia - www.goodshepherdmicrofinance.org.au

 

Good Shepherd Publications and Media Centre

Congregational Direction Statement  -  Direction Statement of Congregational Chapter 2015

Good Shepherd Position Papers on Economic Justice, Migration, Trafficking and Ecology

Good Shepherd Charter for Employment Practice - Asia Pacific Circle

Catholic Social Teaching on Immigration and the Movement of Peoples - Compiled by Sr Clare Nolan.

 

Asia Pacific Justice Peace Network newsletters

 

http://justicepeacenewsletter 4 - Asia Pacific Justice Peace Network Newsletter #4

http://justicepeacenewsletter#3/ - Asia Pacific Justice Peace Network Newsletter #3

http://justicepeacenewsletter#2/ - Asia Pacific Justice Peace Network Newsletter #2

http://justicepeacenewsletter 1  - Asia Pacific Justice Peace Network Newsletter #1 

 

Papers and Presentations

 

People on the Move.pdf - Paper presented by Mrs Gloria Bon from Malaysia at the Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly held in 2014.  It presents an overview of the movement of peoples within the Asia Pacific region, including the Development of Asian Migration, Labour Migration within Asia, Feminization of Migration, Illegal Migration and Refugees.

Good Shepherd Beyond Borders - Presentation by Ms Theresa Symons from Malaysia at the Asia Pacific Intercontinental Assembly held in 2014.  This is a snapshot of the 19 countries in which Good Shepherd is active, within the themes of:  Population and Economic Indicators, Political Stability and Corruption Index, Net Migration flows, Trafficking in Persons, Refugees and Asylum Seekers.

Reconciliation Action Plan - Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand 

Missiological Reflection - The State of the Nation Address 2014 leads Sister Maureen Catabian of the Philippines to question her faith in a 'God of Fullness of Life'.  Click here to read her reflection, published in Impact Vol 48 No 08:  Asian Magazine for Human Transformation.

Global Slavery Index 2014 - Question posed by Mrs Gloria Bon, Coordinator of the Asia Pacific Justice Peace Core Team.

Youth Symposium on Human Trafficking at the Vatican.  Read more about the Good Shepherd Youth delegates - Anne from Malaysia and Joseph from Taiwan and see photos -http://gsijpoffice.com/2014/11/18/snippets-from-youth-symposium-on-human-trafficking-at-the-vatican/

 

Justice Peace & Solidarity in Mission Newsletters

 

Justice Peace & Solidarity in Mission Newsletter Issue 18.  December 2015 - Province of Singapore-Malaysia

Justice Peace & Solidarity in Mission Newsletter Issue 17.  May 2015 - Province of Singapore-Malaysia.

Justice Peace & Solidarity in Mission Newsletter Issue 16.  December 2014 - Province of Singapore-Malaysia.

Justice Peace & Solidarity in Mission Newsletter Issue 15.  June 2014 - Province of Singapore-Malaysia.

Justice Peace & Solidarity in Mission Newsletter Issue 14.   December 2013  - Province of Singapore-Malaysia

 

Documentary film Mission Development Unit - India 

 

Click here for short film Reaching the Unreached 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3nijtOOYYe7cWhVdkpYU3pOOG8/view

 

 

Spirituality Resources

Congregational Spirituality Centre at the Mother House, Angers France

Click here - A Retreat 'Living in Creative Fidelity' - God's personal call within a cosmological perspective 

 

Newsbrief is a publication of USG-UISG Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation

Click here for Advent and Lent resources -

https://ecospiritualityresources.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/adventinthenewuniversestory-9-9-14.pdf;

https://ecospiritualityresources.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/lent-2015-creation-covenant.pdf.

 

Other useful links

Parliament of the World's Religions

Programs include:  Interfaith Climate Action, Women's Task Force, Sacred Space, Faiths against Hate.

Click here - http://parliamentofreligions.org/

On 11 October 2016, International Day of the Girl, the Parliament of the World’s Religions published this Declaration.

Click here - Parliament Declaration for the Dignity and the Human Rights of Women

 

USG-UISG The International Union of Religious Congregations

USG-UISG is the international Union of Religious Congregations.  Its Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation has a new website - www.jpicroma.org

USG-UISG is the international Union of Religious Congregations.  This See-Judge-Act Reflection paper is produced by its Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation.

Click here to explore this Reflection Paper - Impact of Mining Industry.pdf

Newsbrief is a publication of USG-UISG Commission for Justice Peace and Integrity of Creation.  Click herto read Ms Navy Pillay's opening speech on the occasion of the United Nations first-ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons on July 30, 2014 in Geneva -  http://article.wn.com/view/2014/07/29/statement_by_the_un_high_commissioner_for_human_rights_navi_/. 

 

Women's Rights Asia Pacific

International Women's Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAW).  This website is particularly useful for information and news related to CEDAW - http://www.iwraw-ap.org/

 

Early and Forced Marriage

Blog of Sister Winifred Doherty on the issue of early and forced marriage. Winifredd's Blog

Website of Girls not Brides:  The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage.  http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/about-child-marriage/

 

Trafficking of Persons

US Secretary of State Report into Global Trafficking.  Trafficking in Persons Report

UN Women  - http://www.un.org/womenwatch/daw/csw/56sess.htm

ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking of Humans) - http://www.acrath.org.au/ 

Kiss - Health Report - Health of men, women and children in post trafficking services in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam: an observational cross sectional study - Ligia Kiss and colleagues.  Click here to read this important and comprehensive research report. 

 

Violence against Women and Girls

The Sisters in India stand in solidarity for support of a freedom movement to end generations of deep violence and suppression faced by millions of Indian woman and girls in this Womanifesto 

One Billion Rising: One Billion Rising youtube clip

 

No One Should Work This Way – Ending the Abuse of Asian Women Domestic Workers

There are more than 52 million domestic workers worldwide but the vast majority are unprotected by labour laws. This leaves them open to – sometimes terrible – abuse and exploitation. The journalist Karen Emmons worked with the photographer Steve McCurry on a documentary project to record and expose some of the treatment experienced by Asian migrant domestic workers.

VIDEO with Journalist Karen Emmons – 01 December 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T3All31mWI0 

 

The Beijing Platform for Action 

As part of UN Women's Beijing+20 campaign, during the month of December 2014 the focus was on Human Rights of Women

View these excellent videos on Beijing+20

History of Women’s Empowerment in the Asia Pacific – The Journey for Gender Equality – ESCAP - http://youtu.be/4oCQpzffHW8?list=UUw0H1k76cVytDosvoTULQEQ

Issues and Challenges in Asia Pacific since Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – Achieving Gender Equality for the Future We Want - ESCAP - http://youtu.be/EXb3Klv-RME

Glimpse of Asia-Pacific Beijing +20 Conference – ESCAP and UN Women - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbVSWQeG6QQ

Empowering Women - Empowering Humanity: Picture It! - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHliULCiSCA&index=59&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A

CEDAW Quick & Concise: Explaining the Principle of Non Discrimination - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBdDB5PKrmk&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A

CEDAW Quick & Concise: The principle of state obligation - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umETapJ4b8o&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A

CEDAW Quick & Concise: The principle of substantive equality - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rI8lNB-XMIk&list=UUXDenzwzeXM1TNtTuWj8C4A