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NZ Anglicans commit to equal gender representation

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has decided to press for equal gender representation in its highest decision-making bodies. Archdeacon Mere Wallace moved a General Synod motion that sets the Province on track to meet the UNCSW goal of 50:50 gender representation.

13 May 2016

Gender justice: "We need to believe in the miracle of change"

A review of faith-based organisations’ work on gender justice in Southern Africa has resulted in a commitment to overcome barriers that is limiting the churches’ response. The commitment was made at a Gender and Faith Symposium organised by Christian Aid and Sonke Gender Justice.

13 May 2016

Men and boys have role in fight for gender justice

The fight for “just and equal gender relationships” should not be left to women and girls; but must “fully involve” men and boys, the Anglican Consultative Council has said. It urged Anglican provinces to continue to empower “girls and boys, women and men, to live and work in relationships that reflect Christian values of love, dignity and justice.”

22 April 2016

Ecumenical guests welcome involvement at Anglican Consultative Council

The ecumenical representatives at the Anglican Consultative Council have welcomed their inclusion as “full members” at ACC-16 in Lusaka, and praised the work of the Anglican Communion in promoting social justice for women. The ecumenical representatives met last night and their deliberations were reported this morning

12 April 2016

Women from the Anglican and United Churches of South Asia discuss challenges and seek gender justice

Women from the Anglican and United Churches of South Asia share achievements in their work with women and girls and explore challenges in seeking gender justice in their region.

16 October 2015

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

Notes from discussion on 3 September

03 September 2015

Spotlight on gender justice at Us annual conference

‘The Gospel does not stop women, culture does,’ says Church of Pakistan educational trainer

03 August 2015

Anglicans co-launch international faith movement for gender justice

Initiative seeks to build the capacity of faith leaders to tackle gender inequality

20 July 2015

WCC co-organises ecumenical training on women's rights advocacy

Participants equipped to hold governments accountable to UN conventions and member state resolutions

14 July 2015

Christian Aid: Millennium Development Goals report shows mixed success

Better daily lives for many but urgent need for action on climate & inequality

09 July 2015

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.