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Bernie O’Neill, CND
The reflections that have been presented each week from those of us who participated in the General Chapter have been as varied as each of us. What seemed to be a common thread, however, and what struck me during the chapter was something that the sisters of Maria Province (Japan) expressed in their creative presentation. They described a Japanese word, YUI, and in so doing, brought a deep richness to our understanding of relationships.
From this date to December 10, Human Rights Day, the UN is promoting 16 days of activism against gender-based violence. The aim is to help people become more aware, inspire us to speak and work to bring about change See http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/end-violence-against-women.