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South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican

An ecumenical women’s group are gathered in Juba for three days of prayer and fasting as South Sudan’s leaders meet in the Vatican.

11 April 2019

Anglican Communion’s gender-justice champion, Terrie Robinson, to step down

The Anglican Communion’s Director for Women in Church and Society, Canon Terrie Robinson, will step down at the end of May.

08 April 2019

Theologians compile educational resource to help ordinands and seminarians learn about gender justice

New study materials to help Anglican theological colleges teach about just relationships between males and females is being developed.

20 March 2019

International Women’s Day campaign theme #BalanceforBetter welcomed by Anglican women’s network

The International Anglican Women’s Network Steering Group has welcomed the International Women’s Day theme of gender-balance.

07 March 2019

Female Anglican voices to be heard at United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is taking a delegation to the 63rd meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

27 February 2019

OHCHR Committee to hear of Anglican efforts to combat human trafficking around the world

Efforts by Anglicans to tackle human trafficking in Ghana, Hong Kong, the US and the UK will be reported to the UN in Geneva this week.

19 February 2019

Church of England’s first female bishop to become Bishop of Derby

The first woman to be consecrated to the office of bishop in the Church of England, Libby Lane, is to become the diocesan bishop of Derby.

18 December 2018

Two decades of women’s ordination celebrated in the Nippon Sei Ko Kai

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai, the Anglican Church in Japan, has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Province.

18 December 2018

Archbishop of Burundi leads march against gender-based violence in 16 Days of Activism

The Anglican Primate of Burundi, Archbishop Martin Nyaboho, has led hundreds of people on a march against gender-based violence.

13 December 2018

Australian Anglican schoolgirl nominated as Young Australian of the Year

Macinley Butson, a prolific inventor who attends an independent Anglican school, has been named NSW Young Australian of the Year.

06 December 2018