April 8, 2014
Women’s Empowerment: A Gospel issue
The priority theme for the 2014 session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW58) was “Challenges and Achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls”.
We are at a historic point in global development and understanding as we review the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), move toward the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and...
April 4, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] Anglican women praying, weaving bonds of affection, participating in God’s life and love for the world, and reflecting on how such spiritual practice emerges in diverse cultural and socio-economic contexts was the focus of a March 14-16 conference at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, according to a press release.
Conference participant Chrissie Crosby from Grace Episcopal Church in Alexandria said that “something wonderful happens when...
March 18, 2014
By Kathe Schaaf and Kay Lindahl for The Interfaith Observer
March 10, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 58th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York City March 10 to March 21 will bring together women and men from the Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion.
The 2014 theme of UNCSW is “Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the MDGs for Women and Girls.”
Seventy-five delegates from The Episcopal Church will...
March 5, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from 18 provinces of the Anglican Communion are converging on New York to take part collectively in the annual session of the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women.
On Monday, March 10, the United Nations will launch the 58th session of the commission, which this year has the theme of Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.
February 28, 2014
Via Rosalee Laws for Women’s History Month , Parliament of the World’s Religions Ambassador
I have had the pleasure of witnessing...