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Media contact:
Marianne Ejdersten, WCC Communications director
+41 79 507 6363
+41 22 791 6704

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Media advisories:

WCC and IAW host lecture on ”Women of Power”

Whilst women around the world are slowly getting better represented in top level leadership positions in political and social spheres, many barriers still remain, such as discrimination, gender stereotyping, balancing work/family commitments and prejudice. These barriers help maintain a gender gap and prevent women from fulfilling their potential and contributing to national and global social, political and economic development goals.

Prominent Muslim leader to give peace lecture

The grand imam of Cairo’s prestigious Al-Azhar mosque and university is to visit the World Council of Churches (WCC) to give a public lecture and participate in high-level consultations on interreligious peacemaking.