Former Archbishop of Canterbury invites faith leaders to join 16-Days of Activism

Posted Nov 27, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has urged faith leaders across the world to identify with the global campaign against gender-based violence. In a video message for Christian Aid, Britain’s ecumenical aid agency which he chairs, Rowan said that faith leaders can still play a crucial role in many of the contexts where gender-based violence is a challenge; and he urged them to “make a personal pledge to identify with” the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, which began Nov. 25, International Women’s Day, and concludes on Dec. 10, Human Rights Day.

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  1. My deepest gratitude to you for sharing your gracious concern for all people of the world, especially those who are marginalized!

  2. Susan Swann says:

    We desperately need to hear church leaders speaking out on this issue — thank you! May I assume you include the God-given equality and dignity of GBT men, LBT women, and all those identifying as non-binary or non-gendered who are at risk of abuse, assault, corrective rape, and murder?

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