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Swiss church bells toll as women pray and march for equality

Swiss church bells toll as women pray and march for equality

When church bells tolled at the 11th hour on 14 June, they were signalling solidarity with a national "strike" for women's equality held throughout Switzerland with full backing from the ecumenical community, including the World Council of Churches (WCC).

Church bells to ring for women’s equality

Church bells to ring for women’s equality

Church bells will ring out in Geneva at 11 in the morning on 14 June in solidarity with a national “strike” for women’s equality being held throughout Switzerland.

Applications open for WCC Eco-School 2019 for Asia on Water, Food and Climate Justice

Applications open for WCC Eco-School 2019 for Asia on Water, Food and Climate Justice

The third edition of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice will be held 4-17 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand, hosted by the Christian Conference of Asia. This year, the Eco-School will focus on Asia and therefore only open to Asians. Applications are now open with a deadline of 15 July 2019.