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Seven Weeks for Water 2024, week 4: "Thirst for justice: a Dalit women’s perspective on water rights"

The  fourth reflection of the Seven Weeks for Water 2024 series of the WCC Ecumenical Water Network is written by Rev. Dr Anupama Hial.  In this reflection, she recalls her struggles in the past as a Dalit woman in India to get access to clean water.  She challenges churches to be a catalyst for fulfilling the promise of Isaiah to provide free water to all who are thirsty, especially to the Dalit women. 

End Femicide: Invest in Women’s Lives

08 March 2024

A webinar on 8 March—International Womens Day—will address the societal norms and structures that perpetuate femicide—and steps for churches to seek healing and justice. 


Moderator`s address - Faith and Order commission meeting, Indonesia, February 2024

I am pleased to offer a word of welcome at this historic moment, the gathering of the new Faith and Order Commission here in North Sulawesi in Indonesia. As far as I know, this is the first time our Commission is meeting in Indonesia. We are thankful for the opportunity to gather here, and immensely grateful for the hospitality the local church is offering to us.

Commission on Faith and Order

Tackling sexual violence in war

War has always tragically impacted women and children, but the traumatic effects of weaponizing women in war have long been swept under the carpet.On 8 December, the World Council of Churches (WCC) held a hybrid discussion watched globally as part of the 16 Days Against Gender-based Violence. 

Taking Action Against Online Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

11 - 14 December 2023

This workshop will sensitize engaged young people and future church leaders to the prevailing gender inequities on social media and equip a core group of young people and church communicators to advocate for gender justice in social media and other online spaces. 

Ecumenical Institute, Bossey