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Ekklesia has often been asked to comment on issues of homosexuality in the Church of England. Ekklesia has sponsored a number of events on homosexuality and homophobia.
A draft bill going through parliament in Chad will fuel homophobia and be a major backwards step for human rights in the country if passed into law, says Amnesty.
A two-year process of conversations on sexuality has begun in the Church of England, at a gathering of bishops. Similar discussions are taking place in several other churches in Britain.
Over 30 African religious leaders, scholars and members of civil society have issued a Declaration opposing violence towards, and misinformation about, LGBTI people.
Half of all TUC-affiliated unions are running targeted recruitment campaigns at LGBT workers, an increase from 38 per cent of unions in 2011, according to the Equality Audit.
The College of Bishops of the Church of England will meet for two days from 15 to 17 September to continue the process of Shared Conversations on Sexuality, Scripture and Mission.
Soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia have sexually abused and exploited vulnerable Somali women and girls on their bases in Mogadishu, says Human Rights Watch
There has been widespread anger since an inquiry revealed that at least 1,400 children were sexually exploited in Rotherham from 1997-2013. Yet many adults in Britain are still in denial about the extent and seriousness of child sexual abuse.
Women are crucial partners in peacebuilding and must be guaranteed the safe political space, including a seat at the 'negotiating table', say United Nations officials.
A new report published yesterday (3 September), commissioned by the TUC from London Metropolitan University, exposes the impact of the government’s austerity measures on LGBT services.