War has always tragically impacted women and children, but the traumatic effects of weaponizing women in war have long been swept under the carpet.On 8 December, the World Council of Churches (WCC) held a hybrid discussion watched globally as part of the 16 Days Against Gender-based Violence.
Un nuevo libro, «Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance—sharing the stories» (“Cascada de solidaridad y resistencia: compartir lo vivido” – en ingles), da vida en sus páginas al tapiz que captó la atención mundial durante la 11ª Asamblea del Consejo Mundial de Iglesias (CMI) en Karlsruhe.
Das neue Buch «Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance—sharing the stories» („Wasserfall der Solidarität und des Widerstands – Lebensgeschichten“ – in englicher Sprache) schafft Raum für den Wasserfall-Wandteppich, der während der 11. Vollversammlung des Ökumenischen Rates der Kirchen (ÖRK) in Karlsruhe alle Blicke auf sich zog.
Le nouvel ouvrage «Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance—sharing the stories» («La Cascade de solidarité et de résistance: des récits de vie», non traduit) donne vie, au fil des pages, à la tapisserie en cascade qui avait attiré l’attention du monde entier à la 11e Assemblée du Conseil œcuménique des Églises (COE) à Karlsruhe.
A new book, “Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance—sharing the stories,” brings to life in its pages the waterfall tapestry that captured global attention during the World Council of Churches (WCC) 11th Assembly in Karlsruhe.
Stories and deep insights, prayers, and even challenging questions about the future marked the kickoff of 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence on 25 November with a webinar featuring trailblazers who have successfully intervened to bring about justice and equality across the world.
This hybrid event during 16 Days against gender-based violence focuses on the impacts of weaponizing women in war, the transformational healing required, and ways women's input can influence peace-building.
Mark your calendar now for events during the campaign 16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence, which will begin 25 November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and end 10 December, Human Rights Day.
As this season of World Council of Churches (WCC) Thursdays in Black ambassadors draws to a close, they reflected on the positive changes they were able to make, as well as the pain of knowing how many women in the world are still suffering from gender-based violence.
The webinar “Rooting out gender cyberviolence: An introduction to social media monitoring” on 8 December will give WCC member churches and partners the opportunity to take action against the harmful—and growing—phenomenon of online gender-based violence.
The Mothers Union from the Church of Uganda (Buganda region) in collaboration with the World Council of Churches Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiatives and Advocacy and Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance programmes have been finding strength and inspiration during the 16 Days campaign against sexual and gender-based violence.
As a crowd of more than 300 gathered, the St Paul’s University School of Theology officially launched Thursdays in Black, pledging to build an Africa without violence and to join together on a pilgrimage of justice, peace, and reconciliation.