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IAWN report to the Standing Committee, September 2015

The International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) has sought over the year to bring voice, encouragement and support to the many contributions made around the Anglican Communion to end and prevent gender-based violence and other injustices borne by women as a result of gender inequality

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30 SEP 2015 279 KB

Statement to the Anglican Consultative Council from the Anglican Communion Delegation to United Nations Commission for the Status of Women 59

The focus of this year's 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) was a 20-year anniversary review of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, unanimously adopted by 189 countries at the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women as an agenda for women’s empowerment and a global policy document on gender equality.

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31 MAR 2015 276 KB

Newsletter: Church Responses to Human Trafficking

The International Anglican Family Network (IAFN) and the International Anglican Women's Network (IAWN) have produced a joint newsletter for January 2015. The subject of human trafficking is a key issue for both Networks as Anglican churches and other faith groups rise to the challenge of responding to the reality that every year, thousands of men women and children fall into the hands of traffickers, in their own countries and abroad.

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30 JAN 2015 2.92 MB

IAWN Newsletter August 2014

CAPA Women Leaders Consultation in Nairobi, Kenya, 22 to 26 June

In June, African Anglican women leaders met under the auspices of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) to reflect on women’s ministry across the continent. Provinces represented were: Burundi, Central Africa, Congo, Kenya, Indian Ocean, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and West Africa.

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11 AUG 2014 697 KB

IAWN Newsletter May 2014

Women’s Empowerment: A Gospel Issue

The issues are not just for women and girls! UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka stated that ‘widespread and persistent gender inequalities are holding back progress for all’, and called for full engagement of men and boys in the effort to promote and achieve gender equality

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12 MAY 2014 1.94 MB

IAWN Report to the Standing Committee, May 2014

Members of both the outgoing and the new IAWN Steering Group met before ACC-15 to decide priorities and a plan of action for the next triennium

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12 MAY 2014 448 KB

IAWN Newsletter February 2014

Mandela: A Journey Well Travelled

Nelson Mandela, statesman, world icon, left us December 5, 2013 – aged 95, his long walk to freedom finally ended. Born in a village outside Mthatha, Madiba (his clan name) dedicated his whole life to fighting for the rights of all people in his country

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10 FEB 2014 380 KB

IAWN Newsletter October 2013

Women’s Voices at AACC Assembly

The 10th General Assembly of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) coincided with the celebration of its golden jubilee in the town it was born -Kampala, Uganda.

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14 OCT 2013 1.11 MB

IAWN Newsletter July 2013

Creating a future of equal, respectful relationships

As people of Christian faith, we know in the deepest way that as women and men, girls and boys we are cherished and equal before God

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15 JUL 2013 568 KB

IAWN Newsletter April 2013

IAWN Coordinator Ann Skamp asks ‘Dare We Hope?’

This year’s UN Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW57) met at a time when global media stories highlighted violent attacks against women and girls.

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15 APR 2013 791 KB