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Church tackles female poverty and child marriages with education boost

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students.

04 August 2016

Theologian documents global scale of gender-based violence against women

A new book by the Anglican theologian Dr Elaine Storkey, which documents her extensive research on gender-based violence against women and the role that the church plays – for good or ill – in the struggle against the global problem, is being launched today in the Speaker’s rooms at the House of Commons in London.

18 November 2015

Commitment to end child marriage in Zambia impresses Archbishop Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has observed that Zambia has room for improvement in the fight against child marriage.

19 September 2014

Tutu and Machel speak out against child marriage

It is thought that more than ten million girls around the world are married before they turn 18.

02 July 2014