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Mothers’ Union deliver food and water to flood-stranded families in Myanmar

Members of the Mothers’ Union in The Church of the Province of Myanmar are helping alleviate suffering caused by flooding in the country.

13 September 2018

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

Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, becomes most senior female bishop in House of Lords

The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.

24 May 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

Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female archbishop

The Bishop of New Westminster, Melissa Skelton, has been elected as Archbishop of the internal province of British Columbia and Yukon.

15 May 2018

A new dawn as the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil consecrates its first female Bishop

Bishop Marinez Bassotto, the first woman to serve as an Anglican bishop in south America, has been consecrated in Brazil’s Amazon diocese.

27 April 2018