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Missing and Murdered: Addressing Femicide and Sexual and Gender-based Violence in our Global Context

25 November - 02 December 2021

Join us in two online meetings addressing the shadow pandemic of femicide and sexual and gender-based violence. Statistics gathered by the UN in 2017 indicated that 87,000 women were killed because of their gender. Of those murders, 58 percent – 137 women each day - were killed by a member of their own family or intimate partner. The onset of Covid-19 has exacerbated the violence, so much so, that by September 2020, 121 countries instituted and adopted new measures to provide support and/or care for women survivors of violence as part of their Covid-19 response plans.  

Webinar - Past massacres in the Middle East

19 November 2021

A webinar on 19 November—part of an ongoing series—will remember past massacres that took place in the Middle East.

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_A9raswe7RiSlq58xvexGHA

WCC joins the Blue Community

25 October 2016

The WCC will receive the visit of the renowned water activist Dr Maude Barlow at the Ecumenical Centre to welcome the WCC into the “blue community”.

Visser’t Hooft Hall, Ecumenical Center, 150 Route de Ferney, Geneva