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Mothers' Union warns against a 'weakening resolve' in fight for women's empowerment

Mothers’ Union has warned against a ‘weakening resolve’ in the fight for women’s empowerment and called upon the UK to do more to promote gender equality, and end discrimination against women in the workplace.

26 April 2017

Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

22 February 2017

Burundian Anglicans campaign for “society without gender-based violence”

The Archbishop of Burundi, Martin Nyaboho, has taken part in a Mothers’ Union-organised campaign against gender violence.

02 December 2016

Mothers’ Union march on Downing Street for victims of domestic violence

MU Members have delivered a petition to the British Prime Minister calling for changes to child maintenance rules for victims of domestic violence.

25 November 2016

Mothers' Union "simply the best" says Archbishop Welby

“The world’s greatest women’s group” – that’s how the Archbishop of Canterbury described the MU at its 140th anniversary celebration. 

23 September 2016

Mothers' Union returns home for 140th anniversary celebrations

More than 3,000 MU members will gather from all corners of the globe tomorrow (Thursday) to celebrate the mission agency’s 140th anniversary.

21 September 2016

Rwandan Anglicans celebrate role of mothers in rebuilding country

Rwanda’s capital city Kigali was festooned with blue and white decorations on 31 July as the Province's Mothers Union celebrated its 50th jubilee.

08 August 2016

90-year-old Mothers' Union member helps celebrate The Queen's birthday

Celebrations to mark the Queen's official 90th birthday began today (10 June) with a national service of thanksgiving at St Paul's Cathedral.

10 June 2016

Archbishop Welby recommissions President of Mothers' Union

The Archbishop of Canterbury said he “praises God" for the Mothers’ Union during a service at Lambeth Palace this week to recommission Lynne Tembey as worldwide president of the global Anglican women’s organisation.

03 March 2016

Southern Africa Mothers' Union boycotts Styrofoam

A self-imposed ban on the use of Styrofoam – or Polystyrene – products by members of the Mothers’ Union in Southern Africa will lead to an increase in washing up – but it’s a price that the members are willing to pay for the impact their decision will have on the environment.

23 February 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.