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Promoting Just Peace

Christians and churches are entrusted with the ministry of peace and reconciliation. The WCC response to violence and violent conflict today is based on decades of ecumenical deliberation, understanding, practice and advocacy. The project is participatory and action-oriented and assists churches and related groups to make progress toward greater unity for peace.

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

25 November - 10 December 2018 Worldwide

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence begin on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and end on Human Rights Day. Many faith-based organizations and coalitions work together to advocate for the dignity of girls and women and highlights the crucial work that faith based actors are doing during these 16 Days, and every day, to eliminate gender-based violence.