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Faith leaders can be game-changers on gender violence, Australian-based British activist says

Faith leaders can play a vital role achieving change, the Diocese of Melbourne’s first Violence against Women program manager said.

16 August 2018

Tributes paid to Anglican women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion and the UN, Beth Adamson-Strauss.

14 August 2018

Mothers’ Union celebrates 70 years of serving “family, church and country” in Burundi

The Mothers’ Union in Burundi is celebrating the key role it has played in transforming individuals, families and communities since 1948.

02 August 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Bishops act following “dramatic and profoundly uncomfortable” #MeToo listening exercise

Bishops in the US-based Episcopal Church commit to seeking change after hearing personal stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation.

10 July 2018

Cape Town Archbishop welcomes easing of restrictions on sexual violence prosecutions

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba welcomes Constitutional Court decision to remove the statute of limitations on sexual assault cases.

14 June 2018

“Even the word ‘help’, I didn’t know how to say it” – abuse survivor tells her story

The Anglican Communion’s Safe Church Commission have met with survivors of abuse as they gathered in South Africa last month.

07 June 2018

Anglican priest in Mexico honoured for work in US for female victims of violence

Mexican government bestows honour on the Revd María Cristernan to recognise her work for female victims of violence in the US.

16 May 2018

Documentary profiling the fight against sexual abuse in Congo wins Human Rights award

2017 Human Rights Award by WACC and Signis goes to Dieudo Hamadi’s “Maman Colonelle”, a documentary about sexual violence.

25 April 2018

University investigating “sex for pass” claims against Anglican professor

A university in Nigeria investigates claims that an Anglican priest and university professor demanded sex from a female student to pass.

11 April 2018