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Items Tagged "Gender Equality"

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African women urge church board to action on child marriage issue

Child marriage, prostitution, HIV/AIDS, illiteracy and poverty are sad realities for many women in Africa and other developing countries. Read More

Commission on the Status & Role of Women

Advocates for, and on behalf of, women by seeking to eliminate inequities and by monitoring the general agencies, institutions, and connectional structures to ensure the inclusion of women. Read More

Q&A: Commission on the Status & Role of Women

We challenge the church to overcome the sin of sexism, sexual exploitation, gender discrimination and idolatry. Read More

Women making history: Jocelyn Briddell

"It is critical," says Scarritt-Bennett Center director, "that our history is highlighted...so we can envision a bright future... ." Read More

Women at U.N. share real-life challenges

United Methodist delegates among those 'seeking their place at the table' to advocate as they tackle issues of violence, poverty and war. Read More

Agency QA: Status and Role of Women

Series looks at how agencies work: Leaders say they challenged the church to open doors for women. Read More

UMW reps outline rural women’s struggles

For these nine women, U.N. meeting offers chance to share experiences, learn from others. Read More

UN explores needs of rural women

United Methodists contribute to discussion between grassroots, governments on empowering women. Read More