Gender Violence


January 22, 2018

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written the following letter to the Episcopal Church.

January 22, 2018

Dear People of God in the Episcopal Church:

In recent weeks,...

January 22, 2018

Estimado Pueblo de Dios en la Iglesia Episcopal:

En las últimas semanas, el testimonio convincente de mujeres víctimas de acoso sexual y ataques por hombres poderosos, nos trae a la mente un pasaje particularmente difícil de las Sagradas Escrituras:  la historia de la violación de la...

December 18, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Women in Malawi have been urged to open up and discuss issues that relate to gender-based violence (GBV), regardless of the environment they are in. The call was made by the Guilds’ Coordinator in the Anglican Diocese of Upper Shire, Yasinta Mtambo, during the...

December 13, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from Christian churches in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have committed themselves strengthen ecumenical women’s networks in the country and to work with local community organizations in a bid to combat gender-based violence. The commitment came in...

December 3, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service]  Anglicans around the world are marking the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in a simple social media campaign – that is based on paper. They are taking photos holding a poster with a simple pledge: “because we are precious in God’s eyes, I...

April 10, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Martin Blaise Nyaboho led a delegation from the Anglican Church of Burundi in a public march of several hundred people last month, in a public demonstration against gender-based violence. Archbishop Martin was joined on the march by the Bishop of...

March 16, 2017

By: Patricia Kisare, Legislative Representative for International Policy, Office of Government Relations

“Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy that person. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple. 1 Corinthians 3: 16-17(NRSV)

Last week many of us joined together to...

November 23, 2016

By: The Episcopal Public Policy Network

Join the Episcopal Public Policy Network with Episcopal Relief & Development and the We Will Speak Out Coalition in recognizing the “16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence,” a campaign aimed at raising awareness and mobilizing action to eliminate violence against women and girls...

February 23, 2016

By: Yvonne O’Neal, Diocese of New York

Human trafficking is a global scourge affecting The Episcopal Church and all member provinces of the Anglican Communion. Countering this criminal phenomenon has been a mission priority for The Episcopal Church for decades, with General Convention passing resolutions and policies on human...

December 1, 2014

By: episcoglobal

We are very fortunate to have a fantastic guest blogger, Jennifer Allen from the Diocese of Kansas, sharing some of her experiences in Kenya with us as we commemorate World AIDS Day.

Jennifer Allen and Leah from the Masai Bead Collective

Jennifer Allen is an...


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