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Statement from the Anglican Communion delegation at UN-CSW60

The Anglican Communion delegation at the 60th meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN-CSW60) have issued a statement, which begins: “We . . . have experienced a deep sisterhood in our time together. Our sisterhood is built on mutual respect and love, and the relationships in Christ we have with each other.”

22 March 2016

"Cultures and societies are lifted up by empowering women" - Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

“The key to eradicating most poverty on the planet, aside from programs that help, aside from economic development, which is all obvious, the key is to be found in women,” [Episcopal Church] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry said in a sermon this week preached in honour of the Episcopal and Anglican women gathered in New York City for the 60th annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

22 March 2016

Communion women can help change sisters' fate says Archbishop Idowu-Fearon

The secretary general of the Anglican Communion said this week that Anglican and Episcopal women must continue – and redouble – their work to change the fate of women and girls in their communities, including by working with their national and local governments.

18 March 2016

'Women build peace' but their voices and stories have been ignored

For centuries and all over the world, women have always worked for peace and, while their skills are more needed now than ever, one peacemaker says women’s stories and their abilities have been discounted and erased.

17 March 2016

Anglican and Episcopal women at UN Commission on the Status of Women

A major international gathering of women is taking place in New York as the UN Commission on the Status of Women hears from communities around the globe on issues of sustainable development and gender-based violence. Amongst those taking part in the event are 22 Anglican women from 18 provinces.

14 March 2016

Anglican voices at UN Commission on the Status of Women

When the UN Commission on the Status of Women convenes in New York next month to explore women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development it will benefit from the experience and knowledge of some 22 Anglican women from 18 provinces.

03 February 2016

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

Notes from discussion on 3 September

03 September 2015

Anglican UN award honors women's rights work

Award for Global Service conferred on Episcopalian co-chair of UN Working Group on Girls

15 April 2015

Anglican women discuss challenge of "world's most dispossessed"

Churches poised to help end statelessness through universal birth registration campaign

19 March 2015

UN and church leaders agree more cooperation is needed to fight Ebola

Dr David Nabarro: “The faith groups are absolutely key to the Ebola response because they have access to the communities.”

02 December 2014

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Northern Iraq's Humanitarian Crisis

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ACC commits to "walking together" with the Primates

The Anglican Consultative Council has committed to “walk together” with the Primates of the Anglican Communion in response to Archbishop Justin Welby’s report on January’s Primates’ Gathering and Meeting which called for “consequences” for the US-based Episcopal Church following its decision to change its regulations to allow same-sex marriage.

Draft programme for Anglican Consultative Council meeting published

Anglican Bishops, priests and laity from across the world will gather in Lusaka next month for the 16th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16). Members will discuss a range of issues around the theme “Intentional discipleship in a world of difference” – how Christians can be faithful to the Gospel in all aspects of their lives in the different cultures and situations that Anglicans find themselves in.