Anglican, Episcopal UNCSW delegates open second week with evensong at St. John the Divine

By Lynette Wilson Episcopal UNCSW delegates Chiseche Mibenge, Diocese of El Camino Real, left, and Michele Roberts, Diocese of Delaware, stand together March 17 during a tour of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York. The 63rd annual United Nations Conference on the Status of Women is underway at U.N. headquarters. … Continue reading “Anglican, Episcopal UNCSW delegates open second week with evensong at St. John the Divine”

International Women’s Day 2019

  International Women’s Day  March 8, 2019 International Women’s Day is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of women and renew efforts in achieving gender equality – in Canada and around the world. The Government of Canada’s Status of Women’s theme this year is #InnovateForChange. It is a call to action, asking everyone to harness the power of … Continue reading “International Women’s Day 2019”

PWRDF donates $95K+ to support Rohingya refugees

By Joelle Kidd February 14, 2019 The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s relief and development arm, is contributing to a partner program providing relief to Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh, with a focus on combatting gender-based violence and increasing gender equality. Nearly 1 million Rohingya, a Muslim ethnic … Continue reading “PWRDF donates $95K+ to support Rohingya refugees”

Gender equality: sisters need our brothers

  By The Revd Terrie Robinson 25 April 2018 Reflecting on last week’s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, the Anglican Communion’s director for Women in Church & Society, the Revd Canon Terrie Robinson, asks why there were so few men at the Commonwealth Women’s Forum. “We are family. I’ve got all my … Continue reading “Gender equality: sisters need our brothers”

Welcome home!

By The Revd Laura Marie Piotrowicz 27 March 2018 A member of the Anglican Communion’s delegation to the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the Revd Laura Marie Piotrowicz, reflects on the CSW upon her return to her home in the parish of St John’s in Port Dalhousie, Canada. I’ve been receiving a number … Continue reading “Welcome home!”