“Remembering Karen Bakker: Advocate for Justice and Beloved Friend, Mother, and Partner”

By | September 12, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Karen Bakker, a team member and advocate for justice at Decolonizing Water, has passed away on August 14, 2023. She played a crucial role in the organization’s formation and was described as a kind friend, mother, and partner.

We are devastated to announce the untimely demise of Karen Bakker, our beloved team member and friend, on August 14, 2023. Karen was an integral part of the inception of Decolonizing Water, and her passion for justice made her a strong advocate for the cause throughout her life.

Karen Bakker was not just a dedicated activist; she was also an exceptional individual who touched the lives of everyone she met. Her kindness, compassion, and unwavering commitment to creating a more equitable society made her a beloved friend, a devoted mother, and a cherished partner.

Born and raised in the vibrant city of London, Karen developed a deep connection with the environment from an early age. She was captivated by the power and beauty of water, which ultimately led her to pursue a career in the field of environmental justice. With her formidable intellect and determination, Karen quickly established herself as a prominent figure in the fight against the systemic inequalities surrounding water access and management.

Karen’s relentless efforts to decolonize water systems and challenge the status quo earned her widespread recognition and respect. Her groundbreaking research and innovative ideas were instrumental in reshaping policies and practices within the industry. Karen’s legacy will continue to inspire future generations to confront the injustices that persist in our society.

We extend our deepest condolences to Karen Bakker’s family and friends during this difficult time. Her loss is immeasurable, and her absence will be felt deeply within our organization and the wider community. May her memory serve as a constant reminder of the importance of fighting for justice and equality. Rest in peace, Karen Bakker..