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End Femicide: Invest in Women’s Lives

08 March 2024

A webinar on 8 March—International Womens Day—will address the societal norms and structures that perpetuate femicide—and steps for churches to seek healing and justice. 

Online

Moderator`s address - Faith and Order commission meeting, Indonesia, February 2024

I am pleased to offer a word of welcome at this historic moment, the gathering of the new Faith and Order Commission here in North Sulawesi in Indonesia. As far as I know, this is the first time our Commission is meeting in Indonesia. We are thankful for the opportunity to gather here, and immensely grateful for the hospitality the local church is offering to us.

Commission on Faith and Order

Tackling sexual violence in war

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. 

Taking Action Against Online Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

11 - 14 December 2023

This workshop will sensitize engaged young people and future church leaders to the prevailing gender inequities on social media and equip a core group of young people and church communicators to advocate for gender justice in social media and other online spaces. 

Ecumenical Institute, Bossey

Director’s address, Faith and Order Meeting, 27 November 2023

It is often said that “Bad news travels fast.” Indeed, it is hard not to be focused on the difficulties and harsh challenges we are facing in today’s world. In a digital village that we live in, where every piece of news is spread quickly, the worst news takes center stage. “We live in a time of profound crisis”, “The world is as disunited as ever”, “Society is polarized!” are just some of the everyday remarks describing the present condition. 

Commission on Faith and Order