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Global media monitoring report on gender to be released 23 November

Results of the fifth and largest study on the portrayal and representation of women in the news media will be released on 23 November 2015 at 12:00 am (midnight) EST (5:00 am UCT/GMT).

Global Christian leaders concerned for persecuted Christians

An historic consultation of church leaders, drawn from 56 nations, to focus on intensifying "discrimination, persecution and violence" against Christian communities around the world has called on churches globally to pray, support and be in solidarity with those suffering persecution due to their faith.