women

  • 7 Dec 2013

    Throughout 2014 the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey will be holding a number of seminars raising awareness on issues related to women’s concerns, justice and peace, ecology and Christian theology, interfaith relations and migrant churches.

  • 4 Dec 2013

    An event in London promoting women in the mining sector is being challenged by women resisting the ecological and social devastation from mining projects.

  • 1 Dec 2013

    On 30 November 2013, at Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin, Pat Storey was ordained as the Anglican bishop of Meath and Kildare. She had been the rector of St Augustine’s in Derry and is a standing committee member of the Church of Ireland’s general synod.

  • 29 Nov 2013

    The conviction and imprisonment of 21 female protesters, including seven girls, has been condemned by human rights activists.

  • 16 Nov 2013

    Men in their early 40s have the longest commutes in the UK, spending more than 67 minutes on average in getting to and from work every day.

  • 15 Nov 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.

  • 12 Nov 2013

    Violence against girls and women is all too prevalent across the globe – and increases during and in the aftermath of emergencies – says World Vision

  • 10 Nov 2013

    Dr Agnes Abuom of Nairobi, from the Anglican Church of Kenya, has been elected Moderator of the WCC governing body.

  • 5 Nov 2013

    The experiences and voices of a centre run by the Presbyterian Church in South Korea provide important lessons concerning the multiple insecurities felt by 'migrant wives', as the women are called, in a fast moving society. Naveen Qayyum, from Pakistan, reflects on the issues raised about migration and the experience of women at the World Council of Churches 10th Assembly meeting in Busan.

  • 1 Nov 2013

    'Dangerous Women' is the title of a conference taking place this weekend on the brave women who campaigned against the First World War, and for gender and social justice.