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).

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December 5, 2013

By: episcoglobal

Our guest bloggers today are the Rev. Canon Rosemari Sullivan, who is a Special Coordinator for Haiti in the Office of the Presiding Bishop, and Guilene Fiefie, a delegate to the 2014 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women from the Diocese of Haiti. This post begins with an...

November 27, 2013

By: episcoglobal

The Anglican Communion delegation to UNCSW at the Chapel at the Church Center for the UN, March 2013

The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most prevalent forms of gender violence...

November 26, 2013

[The Episcopal Church Office of Global Partnerships] The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most prevalent forms of gender violence. A global dimension of this activism is its annual engagement at...

October 10, 2013

By: episcoglobal

October 11th will see celebrations of the second annual International Day of the Girl-Child. It is a day marked by reflections, activities and celebrations worldwide as girls gather with each other, their peers, their families and other women to mark their achievements and point out...

March 10, 2013

By: Sarah Eagleheart

Dear Relatives,

Cante Waste ya Nape Ciyu zape ye. I greet you from my heart. As we approach Easter and springtime amidst the many various Lenten disciplines I’m sure you have devoted yourself to, I pray you and your loved ones are well. Lent is a time of reflection and learning, it is...

December 12, 2012

By: episcoglobal

Spencer Cantrell, Episcopal Church provincial delegate for UNCSW 2013, in Hong Kong wearing a Filipino Rosie the Riveter shirt which says “We can do it!” in Tagalog.

Recently the Episcopal Church joined the International Anglican Women’s Network in commemorating the 16 Days...

December 10, 2012

By: episcoglobal

Today, December 10th, is International Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence. This campaign was started in 1991 by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute and is observed annually by Anglicans worldwide. The International Anglican...

June 15, 2012

By: Episcopal Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Anglican Women’s Empowerment, AWE, is calling for 2 or 3 young adults to serve 1 year terms on our Board.

We are a growing non-profit organization working for the empowerment of women throughout the church and the world.  Acting as the bridge between the church and the global women’s...

March 14, 2012

By: Episcopal Young Adult and Campus Ministries

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is held annually at UN in New York City. Of the 193 UN member states, 45 send representatives to the CSW, on the basis of geographical location. Each year the CSW has a theme; this year the theme was, “The empowerment of rural women and...

March 12, 2012

[Anglican Communion News Service] “The empowerment of rural women and their role in poverty and hunger eradication, development and current challenges” was this year’s priority theme.

One quarter of the global population is rural women, one-half billion of whom are small holder farmers...

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