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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 pledge to 'change the world' after UN conference on economic empowerment

Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to ‘change the world’ after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN.

28 March 2017

The Bishop of Gloucester raises issue of gender equality at House of Lords

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, has marked International Women’s Day with an event to promote gender equality.

08 March 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

Episcopalians join global movement of women’s marches

Women from the US-based Episcopal Church joined thousands of marchers in Minnesota, on Saturday, in one of hundreds of global womens marches.

24 January 2017

Burundian Anglicans establish safe house for victims of gender based violence

The Anglican Church of Burundi has trained 126 people to support victims of gender-based violence and is establishing a safe house to provide counselling and care to victims.

08 December 2016

Achievements and challenges, 40 years after the first ordination of women in Canada

Female priests in Canada profess to have struggled with everything from unequal pay to inappropriate touching by some parishioners.

05 December 2016

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

Anglicans join 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

Anglicans around the Communion are getting involved in prayer, reflection and action for the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

25 November 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.