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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

Vibrant youth work spreading discipleship in Katanga Diocese, DRC

“It is a great honour to let you know that the youth department supervises about 6000 young people who actively participate in the growth of discipleship in the Anglican diocese of Katanga, within the Province of Congo, writes Raphael Mukendi, the diocesan youth co-ordinator.

20 July 2017

More men urged to join fight against gender-based violence

Advocacy for women’s rights and the fight against gender-based violence is not only a concern for women but crucial for the whole of humanity and more men need to get involved.

12 July 2017

Christians urged to speak out against gender based violence

“The world is calling upon the faith leaders to use their power for justice for the excluded and discriminated against and for the exploited planet earth,” said Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, the deputy general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC).

10 July 2017

Diocese of Mauritius examines 'The Silent Epidemic' of gender based violence

An initiative entitled ‘The Silent Epidemic’ aimed at tackling gender based violence has been launched by the Mothers’ Union in Mauritius.

04 July 2017

Burundian Anglicans march against gender-based violence

Archbishop Martin Blaise Nyaboho and the Anglican Church of Burundi have taken part in a public march against gender-based violence.

11 April 2017

Rape as a weapon of war: Congo Anglicans providing care for victims

A new peace centre is Bunia is providing care to girls and women who have been raped as part of the ongoing conflict in the region.

21 December 2016

Webinar celebrates and challenges churches on gender-based violence

Anglicans around the world have engaged in a range of activities to mark the 16-days of Activism to end gender-based violence, which came to an end on Saturday.

14 December 2016

“Gender-based violence is a sin” – Church leaders take message to the big screen

Christian leaders in Fiji have united to declare that gender-based violence is a sin, in an advert shown on cinema screens and national television.

09 December 2016

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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.