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
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
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
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 share achievements in their work with women and girls and explore challenges in seeking gender justice in their region.
16 October 2015
Notes from discussion on 3 September
03 September 2015
‘The Gospel does not stop women, culture does,’ says Church of Pakistan educational trainer
03 August 2015
Initiative seeks to build the capacity of faith leaders to tackle gender inequality
20 July 2015
Participants equipped to hold governments accountable to UN conventions and member state resolutions
14 July 2015
Better daily lives for many but urgent need for action on climate & inequality
09 July 2015