United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Episcopalians have long been a part of the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW).


March 4, 2005

A Theological Reflection for the Anglican Women’s Delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women – March 2005.

God of Justice and Compassion You give us a Work to do And a baptism of suffering and resurrection From you comes the power to give to others The care we...

March 4, 2005

We opened with a theological reflection given by Dr Jennie Te Paa

Three theological principles:

1. Intellectual Endeavor (Rom 12:1-2) 2. Moral Courage (Mark 7:6-8) 3. Humility (Philippians 2:1-7)

We then moved into group discussions where we looked at the following 4...

March 2, 2005

Notes for the IAWN session on how best to ‘restructure’ the existing network to better serve the interests of Anglican women throughout the Communion . . . 3 March 2005.

My dear sisters – I am a originally from a small rural fishing village and so I have a familiarity with ‘nets’ – of...

January 31, 2005

Anglican women at an international conference in New York in March will hear Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children’s Defense Fund, as a keynote speaker.

Edelman and panel speakers will discuss the theme “Repairing the World: Anglican Women’s Faith in Action” on March 6 at 3 p...

March 16, 2004

Claiming the Anglican Communion as “an unbreakable bond” between them, more than 50 Anglican women from 11 provinces of the Communion represented the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) at the 48th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), held in New York, March...

August 3, 2003

It is possible for men and women to become the true counterparts God intended them to be, a panel affiliated with the Committee on the Status of Women told those gathered for their convention luncheon Friday.

The discussion, sponsored by CSW and centered on the topic “Women, Power,...