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Consultation brings rights of religious minorities into focus

A WCC consultation on politicisation of religion brought together religious leaders, social and human rights activists, diplomats, academics and scholars from around the world.

19 September 2013

Bangladesh factory collapse survivor speaks at campaign launch

Bangladeshi Garment worker pulled alive from factory collapse speaks at London campaign launch

09 September 2013

Churches to launch campaign for Bangladesh garment workers

Her name is Reshmi Begum, a 30 year old married machine operator, who works at a one-storey garment factory at Savar, Dhaka in sweltering conditions for the equivalent of $65 to $95 a month, including overtime. Her only sister Shyla died at Rana Plaza.

27 August 2013

Hymn Book's 6th Edition Launched

On 8 July 2013 the Church of Bangladesh's Hymn Book's 6th Edition was launched by the Moderator of the Church of Bangladesh and the Deputy Moderator of Church of Bangladesh

19 August 2013

Garment workers in Bangladesh in urgent need of help

Rana Plaza, a multi-story building where five major factories employed more than 4000 people collapsed in Dhaka on the 24th April leaving over 1100 dead and around 1000 injured.

21 May 2013

Ambassador praises Communion, but calls for women's equality

Ambassador praises Communion, but calls for women's equality

Long-time champion of protection for women and children, Ambassador Anwarul K. Chowdhury today paid tribute to the work of the Anglican Communion to end violence against women and girls.

05 March 2013

Llandaff celebrates new partnership with Bangladesh

An informal link that has existed for the past  few years has now been made official after the Diocese of Llandaff was “twinned” with the Church of Bangladesh.

13 July 2011

Women’s Conference in Diocese of Dhaka

Women’s Conference in Diocese of Dhaka

“Mary Magdalene went and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord” – Women’s Conference in Diocese of Dhaka.

14 May 2011

Floods in Bangladesh: poor worst hit

Floods in Bangladesh: poor worst hit

The poorest of the poor are worst hit by flooding in Bangladesh and parts of North India and Nepal, says the Bishop of Dhaka.

29 July 2004

Bangladeshi bishop responds to reports of floods in home diocese

Bangladeshi bishop responds to reports of floods in home diocese

Seasonal floods reported in Bangladesh may threaten the livelihoods of farmers in his diocese, Bishop Michael Baroi of the Diocese of Kushtia in the United Church of Bangladesh said

21 July 1998