Beijing Circles

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March 11, 2010

In 1995 women from all over the world traveled to Beijing for the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. Their dedication and labor resulted in the adoption of what is now known as the Beijing Platform for Action, a social justice platform for work towards a more equitable world for...

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...

August 26, 2008

The Honorable Swanee Hunt, founding director of the Women and Public Policy Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and former ambassador to Austria, will be the keynote speaker at Beijing Circles Conference sponsored by the Episcopal Church and Episcopal Divinity School.

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July 28, 2008

Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) will serve as host of the first New England Beijing Circles Conference sponsored by the Episcopal Church. Scheduled for September 26 and 27, this conference will explore ways women around the world can work together to address issues of poverty, education, health...

November 27, 2007

The Beijing Circles movement will meet February 25-29, 2008 in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City as part of a series of regional gatherings to introduce the Beijing Circles Resource and allow practice using it.

Beijing Circles is a tool which...

October 16, 2007

A movement has arisen that is on its way to encircling the globe. "Beijing Circles," based on the Beijing Platform for Action which addresses global issues affecting women, have been forming in Episcopal churches around the country, and the first national conference was held October 12-13 in...

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...