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South Sudanese students, many of them young girls, pictured at a school in the Girls Education South Sudan program, for which UMCOR is a state co-manager. Photo by Andreea Câmpeanu, courtesy of Girls Education in South Sudan.

A boost for girls in South Sudan

Educating young women is a proven way to help lift communities out of poverty. Learn about a new project aimed at transforming lives. Read More

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

Honoring Bishop Robert C. Morgan

During Women’s History Month, Bishop Debra Wallace-Padgett remembers a man who opened doors for others, including women, ethnic and younger clergy. Read More

The Status of Women

The central theme of Jesus' teaching is love for God and neighbor. Jesus embodied this message in his life, and, in the early church, women held prominent positions of leadership. Read More