The targeting and scapegoating of vulnerable groups can undermine the very values which are supposedly being defended, says Savi Hensman. She also sets out the strong Christian case against such practices.
Anglican women from around the world attending the 53rd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women have called on church and society to act for greater gender equality and recognition.
The Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing has called on the US administration to end federal funding for abstinence-only programmess and commit to comprehensive sexuality education.
To mark International Women’s Day 2009, the World Association of Christian Communication (WACC) is calling attention to the opportunities presented to news media to reverse the tide of endemic gender-based violence.
Evangelical Christians have been deeply immersed in the anti-gay problem, says Simon Barrow. But as they re-read the biblical message in the light of its living centre, Jesus Christ, they can be part of a historic change.