Anglican Women's Empowerment (AWE)


April 12, 2019

By: The Rev. Margaret Rose

The following was written during the United Nations 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the language has been preserved to reflect the time of authoring.

This first week of the 63rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women was, for me, a...

November 4, 2010

Aside from the one obvious thing they have in common, Episcopal Church Women, the Episcopal Women's Caucus and Anglican Women's Empowerment all have historically worked on women's justice issues.

Now they are combining forces and joining Rutgers University's Center for Women's Global...

September 29, 2008

Women from across the Northeast braved torrential rains to travel to Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts on September 26 to 27 for the Beijing Circles Gathering. Brought together by a desire to explore ways women can work together to bring about positive change related to...

March 6, 2008

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) is calling on Episcopalians to mark International Women's Day March 8 by contacting their United States senators and representatives to urge them to support the bipartisan Global Resources and Opportunities for Women to Thrive (GROWTH) Act.


August 7, 2007

The Office of Women's Ministries at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City is beginning a new series of brief conferences across the country to introduce people to Beijing Circles.

Beijing Circles grew out of the work of the Anglican Women's Empowerment (AWE) at the United Nations...

February 26, 2007

It is by investing in the girls of today "that we empower the women of tomorrow," declared Rima Salah, deputy executive director of UNICEF, to 300 women on February 24 at Trinity Church, Wall Street. The more than 80 Anglican delegates to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (...

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,...

April 30, 2005

First and foremost I am an activist. When I received a call in February 2002 saying it wasn’t too late to get credentialed for the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, I leapt at the chance.

This was to be an amazing opportunity for Anglican women. Ever since Tai Matalavea...

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For the first time in recent history, three Episcopal women's groups have come together to ask t