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UN women’s summit recognises role of faith-based communities in climate justice

The role of faith-based communities in achieving gender equality in the context of climate justice is recognised at the United Nations.

13 April 2022

Anglicans at UN call for protection of vulnerable in Ukraine

Anglican representatives at the UN call for an urgent response to the “ever-growing threat” faced by vulnerable people in war-torn Ukraine.

31 March 2022

First female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia elected

Maria Grace Tazu Sasamori, priest of the Diocese of Tokyo, has been elected as the first female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia.

07 December 2021

What’s faith got to do with it? – Mothers’ Union and Anglican Communion ask

Joint Anglican Communion and Mothers’ Union webinar has been selected as parallel event for the Commission on the Status of Women.

12 March 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

Canon Emily Awino Onyango becomes first female Anglican bishop in east & central Africa

Saint Paul’s University lecturer has been appointed to serve as Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Church of Kenya’s Diocese of Bondo.

18 January 2021

Tributes paid following death of Barbara Harris – the Anglican Communion’s first female bishop

The first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion, Barbara Harris, died on Friday at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, at the age of 89.

17 March 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

Domestic violence and human trafficking among issues Anglican women take to UN

The Anglican delegation to the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW64) will be urging states to act on issues such as domestic violence and human trafficking.

03 March 2020

Anglican Communion pleads to United Nations for an end to gender-based violence

The Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations has submitted a statement ahead of a meeting of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women.

14 January 2020