Category Archives: Social Justice

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence November 25th – December 10th, 2013  November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, the first day of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence … Continue reading

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International Day of the Girl Child

October 11th is International Day of the Girl Child, one of the newest United Nations days of observance. The Reverend Heather Melton, who serves as the Missioner for the United Thank Offering and is the mother of one-year-old twin girls, … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Our Children

Our guest blogger today, Human Rights Day, is Yvonne O’Neal, a member of the L.O.V.E. (Liberate Ourselves, Value Everyone) Task Force on Non-Violent Living at the Church of the Holy Trinity in New York, NY. My Facebook friends know that … Continue reading

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Haiti – A Place of Gender-Based Violence

Our guest bloggers today are the Rev. Canon Rosemari Sullivan, who is a Special Coordinator for Haiti in the Office of the Presiding Bishop, and Guilene Fiefie, a delegate to the 2014 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women … Continue reading

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Challenge Violence of Every Kind: The Fourth Mark of Mission

Our guest blogger for today is the Rev. Heather Melton, who serves as the Coordinator of the United Thank Offering. For the past 8 days, this blog has shared stories from different voices to help draw attention and awareness to the Sixteen … Continue reading

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Donkeys, Plows, and Gender-Based Violence

Our guest blogger for today is the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church. During these 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, I’ve been thinking about donkeys and plows. Late last month, … Continue reading

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The Advent of Good News: AIDS and Gender Violence

Today, Day 7 in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, is also the 25th annual World AIDS Day and the first day of Advent. Gender-based violence is a pervasive reality across the globe, and affects both women and … Continue reading

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Day 6: News and Resources from Around the Communion

As we continue to journey through the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence/Violence against Women, we give thanks that more and more people across the Church and around the Communion are engaging in conversations and prayers about this and … Continue reading

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What Begins at Home

Our guest blogger for today is the Rt. Rev. Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church. Charity, my mother used to say, begins at home.  I was never entirely sure what she meant by that, but I think … Continue reading

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The Episcopal Church and Ecumenical Women: Advocating at UNCSW to end violence against women and girls

The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most prevalent forms of gender violence. A global dimension of this activism is its annual engagement at the … Continue reading

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