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.
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.
The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney has set out his view of women as 'equal but different'. Savi Hensman traces the patriarchal assumptions behind this position, and questions its claims to biblical authority.
African religious leaders have heard that gender-based violence is increasingly becoming a weapon of war in the continent's trouble spots, with some saying sacred scriptures are being used to justify violence in general.