gender justice

  • May 8, 2019

    The need to strengthen partnerships and broaden alliances to address the growing pushback against women’s human rights emerged as a shared concern at the launch of a joint publication by five faith-based organisations at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva.

  • April 2, 2019

    The Muslim Council's inaugural Women's Conference has launched the Women in Mosques Development Programme, designed to accelerate the development of upcoming female leaders.

  • April 1, 2019

    World Council of Churches representatives involved in the UN Commission on the Status of Women have called for churches to be active agents for justice in the lead-up to a critical UN review in 2020.

  • December 2, 2018

    For the first time, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony (ELCS) has passed a law to recognise the fundamental issue of gender justice in the composition of church governing bodies.

  • October 2, 2018

    Female pastors, theologians, bishops and heads of departments of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria have held their first joint conference.

  • December 16, 2016

    Ekklesia has been working hard to get MPs from all parties to attend the House of Commons on 16 December 2016 and to vote for Eilidh Whiteford MP's Private Members Bill to ratify the 

  • February 1, 2015

    An interactive action pack for schools is aimed at teaching pupils about challenges faced by women and girls living in extreme poverty worldwide.

  • December 18, 2014

    A petition on the 38Degrees website is calling on the Scottish Government to cancel plans for the proposed large prison for women in Inverclyde. This plan, points out Women for Independence who are advocating on the issue, is against the recommendations of the Commission on Women in Prison, led by Eilish Angiolini, and is being pursued against expert evidence and opinion.

  • December 7, 2014

    Gender justice in institutions, communities and societies is the central concern of an advisory group set up by World Council of Churches members.

  • November 15, 2013

    Many who support the idea of an independent Scotland but would prefer not to be described as nationalists are motivated by the prospect of greater responsibility, explains Alison Johnstone, MSP for Lothian and a member of the Scottish Parliament’s economy committee. Here she sets out a vision of a just, sustainable future with a particular emphasis on the vital role of women, children, welfare and work. Among other things, she draws upon examples and models from the Nordic countries.