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Anglican women: "Gender equality key to sustainable development framework"

"Without gender equality none of the MDGs or proposed sustainable development goals will be accomplished."  

08 April 2014

Women need integrated services for empowerment, panel says

58th UNCSW session focuses on MDGs and women, girls

13 March 2014

Anglican Communion women to meet for prayer conference

150 women from around the Anglican Communion are gathering in Virginia for a conference on prayer

10 March 2014

Celebrate International Women's Day this year with inspiring women around the Communion

You and your church can mark International Women's Day this year with the Anglican Alliance's latest resource, which celebrates women around the Communion and sets out ideas for your community to empower women and inspire change.

05 March 2014

Australia's first woman diocesan bishop consecrated

Australia’s first woman diocesan bishop, Dr Sarah Macneil, has been consecrated in northern New South Wales.

04 March 2014

DRC faith leaders pledge to eliminate sexual violence

Leaders of some of DRC’s major faiths gathered in Kinshasa this week to pledge to act to prevent sexual violence.

28 February 2014

25 years after consecration of Bishop Barbara C. Harris

A reflection on women’s episcopacy and the Church 25 years after the Anglican Communion’s first female bishop was ordained

26 February 2014

Anglican Church admits its first nuns in Namibia

Anglican Church of Southern Africa has established a new religious order of Anglican nuns in Namibia

15 January 2014

Elizabeth Alfred presides at her centenary Eucharist

Ms Alfred must be the first woman priest, if not the first priest, to preside at Holy Communion on her 100th birthday.

14 January 2014

Bishops support White Ribbon Campaign

In the UK between a quarter and half of all women experience domestic violence.

22 November 2013


VIDEO: Vicar runs a laughter workshop


A priest with a calling within a calling

A new priest talks about ministry in rural Zambia

Light at the end of the tunnel

A remarkable theatre company in the Solomon Islands is challenging a culture of silence over the Pacific region's endemic violence against women and girls.