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Church tackles female poverty and child marriages with education boost

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students.

04 August 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

Bangladesh: Anglican initiative equips marginalized women to engage governance

Cooperative for low-income women will act as 'laboratory village' for study of climate issues, says Anglican Alliance 

02 June 2015

Bangladesh roundtable: "Goal of different faiths is similar"

The year 2015 started with a national roundtable discussion on “World Peace and Human Civilization” 

21 January 2015

Call for prayer as severe flooding hits Northern Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

Anglican Alliance Regional Facilitator for Asia, Michael Roy, reports on severe flooding across the region, that have killed hundreds of people, washed away homes and left thousands stranded.

09 September 2014

Christians, Muslims and Hindus express solidarity with victims of Bangladesh's Baniarchar church attack

Thirteen years after the bomb attack at the Catholic Church of Baniarchar in Bangladesh which killed ten people and injured more than twenty in 2001

06 June 2014

Progress in fight for Bangladesh garment workers

The Church of Bangladesh is reporting some success in its Justice for Bangladeshi Garment Workers Campaign, but says that much more still needs to be done.

25 April 2014

WCC: Urgent call to end violence against Bangladeshi minorities

Human rights defenders from Bangladesh, gathered in a meeting sponsored by the World Council of Churches (WCC)

26 March 2014

Alliance appeal brings support for Bangladesh garment workers

An appeal launched by the Church of Bangladesh through the Anglican Alliance raised USD $16,000 for garment workers and their families

16 January 2014

Consultation brings rights of religious minorities into focus

A WCC consultation on politicisation of religion brought together religious leaders, social and human rights activists, diplomats, academics and scholars from around the world.

19 September 2013

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East African choirs unite to support regional peace

Cathedral choirs from around east Africa descended on Kigali, Rwanda, last week for a celebration of Christian music and to enhance “regional peace, integration and cooperation.”

US-Ghana partnership to tackle child slavery

The Anglican Diocese of Accra has won the backing of the US government for its ambitious programme to tackle modern-day slavery and child trafficking.