Category Archives: UNCSW

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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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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International Day of the Girl-Child

October 11th will see celebrations of the second annual International Day of the Girl-Child. It is a day marked by reflections, activities and celebrations worldwide as girls gather with each other, their peers, their families and other women to mark … Continue reading

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Reflection on Gender-Based Violence: Spencer Cantrell

Recently the Episcopal Church joined the International Anglican Women’s Network in commemorating the 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence. This campaign was started in 1991 by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute and is observed annually by Anglicans worldwide. The International … Continue reading

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Today, December 10th, is International Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence. This campaign was started in 1991 by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute and is observed annually by Anglicans worldwide. The … Continue reading

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UNCSW Reflections: Debbie Smith, Diocese of Missouri

Our guest blogger for today is Debbie Smith from the Diocese of Missouri. She is attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women with the Anglican Women’s Empowerment delegation. She is the coordinator of the Diocese of Missouri’s companion … Continue reading

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Sermon from the Opening Eucharist at the Episcopal Church Center

Today the Rev. Margaret Rose, Deputy for Ecumenical and Interreligious Colloboration, preached at the Opening Eucharist for the 2012 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women which was held in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal … Continue reading

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UNCSW Anglican/Episcopal Delegate of the Day: Grace Phiri Mazala

Grace Phiri Mazala, our delegate of the day, comes to us from the Anglican Church of Zambia. We don’t have a picture of her yet, but we’ll share one next week! Grace Phiri Mazala is the National Program Director of … Continue reading

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UNCSW Anglican/Episcopal Delegate A Day: Jeanne Martens

Today’s delegate comes to us from Michigan. We hope to learn more about Jeanne next week! Jeanne Martens is a business professional who has become increasingly involved in volunteering as her children have grown, especially in the area of Healing … Continue reading

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UNCSW Anglican/Episcopal Delegate A Day: Yasinta Mtambo

Our delegate for today is Yasinta Mtambo from Malawi. She will be one of our guest bloggers next week! Yasinta Mtambo is the Community Development Coordinator for the Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi and has coordinated the Love’s Harvest programs … Continue reading

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