Gender Equality

Articles

October 7, 2009

"Look with pity, O heavenly Father, upon the people in this land who live with injustice, terror, disease, and death as their constant companions. Have mercy upon us. Help us to eliminate our cruelty to these our neighbors. Strengthen those who spend their lives establishing equal protection of...

August 17, 2009

Dear Conferee:

We write, on behalf of the civil rights, religious, professional, civic, and educational groups below, to urge you to retain the Senate-passed hate crime provisions in the final version of this legislation – without the adopted language on the death penalty and mandatory...

May 8, 2008

A new budget tool kit will soon help Anglican women rebuild the world for greater economic justice and gender equity.

So say leaders of Anglican Women's Empowerment (AWE), whose mission continues to amplify women's voices and views at the United Nations (UN) and in the Anglican...

March 6, 2008

Click here to read a fact sheet on the GROWTH Act from Women Thrive Worldwide:http://www.womensedge.org/

To learn more about International Women’s Day: http://www.internationalwomensday.com and http://www.unfpa.org/news/news.cfm?ID=1105

To learn about the Women, Faith, and...

July 24, 2007

The Senate could take action at any time on the Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 1105), sponsored by Senators Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Gordon Smith (R-OR) with 42 co-sponsors . This bi-partisan legislation, which passed in the House in May, will expand...

May 9, 2007

The UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) acknowledges the importance of protections for and empowering of women. It is the only international human rights treaty that comprehensively addresses the fundamental rights of women and girls in...

March 31, 2006

Nearly 100 women representing the 38 provinces in the Anglican Communion recently participated in the 50th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

The U.N. commission meets annually to consider the progress made towards the equality of women in health, education, work and,...

March 22, 2006

"Peace be within your walls and quietness within your towers. For my brethren and companions' sake, I pray for your prosperity. Because of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek to do you good."--Psalm 122:7-9, Reading from the Fourth Sunday in Lent

On the 3rd Anniversary of the Iraq...

March 20, 2006

History of CEDAW:The UN adopted CEDAW on December 18, 1979. Often called the international “Bill of Rights” for women, it is the culmination of more than 30 years of work by the UN Commission on the Status of Women and its member countries and country states. The creation of this...

September 15, 2005

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20520

Dear Madame Secretary,

As supporters and partners of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, we are writing to express our disappointment and frustration that you...

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