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Laos Church women commit to combat violence against women and gender inequality

Women from Christian churches in Laos will strengthen ecumenical women’s networks in a bid to tackle gender-based violence.

14 December 2017

Paper-based social-media campaign links Anglicans against gender-based violence

Anglicans worldwide are using a simple paper-based social-media campaign to mark 16-Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

04 December 2017

Former Archbishop of Canterbury invites faith leaders to join 16-Days of Activism

Rowan Williams gives his backing to the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in a video message for Christian Aid.

27 November 2017

Church of Uganda in race to end gender-based violence

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali will be the lead runner in a race designed to raise awareness of gender-based violence (GBV) next month.

24 November 2017

Mothers’ Union use 16-Days to Break the Silence, Lift the Shame, and Shift the Blame

Archbishop Welby urges Christians to “stand up and speak out for justice” in support of an MU campaign against gender-based violence.

21 November 2017

Mothers’ Union members learn about gender-based violence as part of 16-days of activism

A senior police officer has briefed members of the Mothers’ Union in Northern Ireland about the extent of sexual and domestic violence.

20 November 2017

Fijian churches unite to “Break the Silence” on violence against women

Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.

16 November 2017

Murdered at prayer: US bishops calls church to pray and politicians to act

A group of 70 US bishops has criticised politicians who call people to pray after mass-shootings, while refusing to take action to prevent them.

07 November 2017

Australian Anglicans “sorry” for complicity in domestic violence

The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

18 September 2017

Bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offences consultation

The Bishop of Jamaica has called for a clearer definition of rape, equality for male and female victims, and for rape in marriage to be outlawed.

04 August 2017

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.