Blogs

9 Nov 2013

A United Nations team arrived today in the city of Tacloban in the Philippines to assess and respond to the damage caused by typhoon Haiyan.

8 Nov 2013

The Church of Scotland and Bishops of the Church in Wales are among signatories of a letter to the MoD calling for an end to the military recruitment of under-18s.

8 Nov 2013

Yanomami Indians from Brazil and Venezuela met last month in Venezuela to discuss indigenous rights and national policies with government officials and NGOs.

8 Nov 2013

A key European court has refused to rule that the criminalisation of consensual same-sex activity constitutes “persecution” for the purposes of EU asylum law.

8 Nov 2013

Savings of £3.2 bn could be made by the public purse if the UK’s 4.8 million low-paid workers were paid the living wage, according to research published by the TUC today.

8 Nov 2013

The Quaker Lesbian and Gay Fellowship has been named Community Group of the Year by Stonewall supporters for their long-standing commitment to equality.

7 Nov 2013

Following reflections from around the world on Christian unity, Asia and mission, the WCC assembly plenary on 6 November highlighted struggles for justice.