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Mothers’ Union- 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Following on from the success of last year’s participation, the Mothers’ Union is again taking part in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence in 2014. The 16 Days began on 25th November, the International Day Against Violence Against Women, and will run to 10th December, International Human Rights Day. This link highlights how violence against women and girls is not a private matter but an abuse of human rights.Read more …

Lay Women- How is it for you?

WATCH is hosting a study day for lay women only on Saturday 21st March 2015 at the Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham. It is day for laywomen to tell their stories of their experience of church, explore what is missing and resource themselves for change.Read more …

WATCH: Just getting started – 22nd November 2014

We had a great celebration at our 2014 AGM, marking the achievement of one of our ten aims as WATCH – the appointment of women as bishops. It was a little premature, of course, as we await the first (of many) appointments, but we were encouraged by comments to the media from Archbishop Justin that he expected the House of Bishops to consist of half male and half female bishops in ten years’ time.Read more …