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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

Anglican Church of Australia to research domestic violence in Anglican-affiliated families

The Anglican Church of Australia begins domestic violence research as part of its role “in promoting healthy, respectful relationships”.

14 November 2018

Female Australian Christian leaders unite to advocate on justice issues

An ecumenical group of female leaders from Australia are in the capital Canberra to advocate for justice and care for the world’s poor.

26 September 2018

Mothers’ Union deliver food and water to flood-stranded families in Myanmar

Members of the Mothers’ Union in The Church of the Province of Myanmar are helping alleviate suffering caused by flooding in the country.

13 September 2018

Faith leaders can be game-changers on gender violence, Australian-based British activist says

Faith leaders can play a vital role achieving change, the Diocese of Melbourne’s first Violence against Women program manager said.

16 August 2018

Tributes paid to Anglican women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion and the UN, Beth Adamson-Strauss.

14 August 2018

Mothers’ Union celebrates 70 years of serving “family, church and country” in Burundi

The Mothers’ Union in Burundi is celebrating the key role it has played in transforming individuals, families and communities since 1948.

02 August 2018