Pan-African Women’s Ecumenical Network
14 July 2017
The seminar Empowerment of Pan-African Women in the Ecumenical Movement in a Sustainable Development Perspective of the Pan-African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network (PAWEEN) of the Ecumenical Theological Education programme of the WCC, offers an impetus to the invitation of the WCC member churches to join a .
The seminar aims to highlight the agency and transformative impact of Pan-African women in the ecumenical movement. Representatives of churches, faith-based organizations, civil society organizations, Pan-African women’s organizations, academic institutions and actors interested in promoting worldwide solidarity with people of African descent are invited to participate.
The framework of this common study process, which celebrates Pan-African women’s leadership and narrates their woundedness and transformation, is grounded in the UN Sustainable Development Goal 5 to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. The event will include sessions, through and from the perspective of Pan-African women, on faith and spirituality; historic and contemporary wounds; advancement of rights and sharing solidarity; transformation and empowerment.
20 places available through an application process.
For more information and application guidelines and forms, please contact: ECF@wcc-coe.org
Deadline for applications: 10 April 2017