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Young Anglicans to expose scandal of gender-based violence with 16-Days video campaign

Anglican Communion plans viral video campaign for 30th annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence (25 Nov to 10 Dec).

22 July 2021

South Sudanese Church leaders shifts sexual violence stigma from victims to perpetrators

Christian leaders in South Sudan join forces in statement to mark the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

18 June 2021

Anglicans in Kenya donate sanitary and hygiene supplies for survivors of sexual violence

Anglicans in Kenya recently donated sanitary and hygiene supplies to police service gender desks for survivors of sexual violence.

10 May 2021

Archbishop Howard Gregory says church must acknowledge role in violence against women

Archbishop Howard Gregory calls for Jamaican church to accept that some of its practices are used to justify violence against women.

12 April 2021

Churches are “important partners” to achieve gender justice, Anglican Communion tells UN

Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations makes five recommendations to the 65th Commission on the Status of Women.

12 March 2021

Gender Justice remains a priority after restructure of the Anglican Communion Office

The work to facilitate and resource Anglican Churches around the world in the fight for gender justice will continue in the new look ACO.

09 February 2021

16 Days: global ecumenical voices ring strongly against gender-based violence

As “16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence” drew to a close, churches expressed prayerful determination to keep carrying the message.

14 December 2020

Gender-Based Violence: Anglican Communion plans webinar series during 16 Days of Activism

A social media campaign, webinars and an interview with Archbishop Thabo Makgoba are planned for the 16 Days of Activism.

23 November 2020

ACOUN says Churches are “important partners of governments” to achieve gender justice

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is urging world governments and international organisations to partner with churches.

13 November 2020

United Nations’ Member States adopt political declaration on Status of Women

Member States adopt political declaration at a meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women included prayers written by members of the Anglican Communion delegation who were unable to travel to New York because of the COVID-19 virus.

17 March 2020