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Tell Congress to invest in mothers, families

In July House Appropriations Committee approved foreign assistance cuts of up to 23% for maternal health and family-planning programs. read more »

by Katey Zeh
on August 19, 2013

A story of forgiveness

Congo woman loses husband, 4 children to rebels

Issues challenge to forgive at GBCS-led seminar on management and resolution of conflict. read more »

by Pierre Omadjela
on August 05, 2013

Burton to direct Women’s & Children’s Advocacy

Directed U.M. Seminar Program for 12 years

Will lead Louise & Hugh Moore Population Project that works around the globe for just policies. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on July 11, 2013

Faith voices challenge women’s rights violations

‘Most pervasive, unaddressed human rights violation’

Former U.S. President Carter says abuse contrary to basic premise of every religion. read more »

July 11, 2013

Alliances with churches important

UNFPA director says at Latin American Council of Churches assembly

States discussion of issues like reproductive rights and family planning with churches urgent, essential and compassionate. read more »

June 14, 2013

‘Mobilizing Faith for Women’ June 27-29

Webcast will address religion’s role in advancing women’s rights

Carter Center, U.N. forum will explore how resources intrinsic to religious and traditional practices can advance wellbeing of women. read more »

June 14, 2013

‘So we go …’

A faithful call to the gospel of love and justice

U.M. Seminar program equips participants to change what troubles them in their communities. read more »

by Susan Burton
on June 06, 2013

‘Invisible War’ Companion Guide

Assists in discussing increase of military sexual assaults

Resource poses questions for faith community on how to do its part to protect armed forces personnel. read more »

by Amee Paparella
on May 28, 2013

The Invisible War — A Companion Guide

Recent cases of military sexual assault have drawn attention to this shameful situation. The Pentagon recently reported that the estimated number of military personnel victimized by sexual assault and related offenses has increased by 35% over the last two years alone. The faith community must do our part to protect the... read more »

‘My children’

A reflection on Mother’s Day

It is easy to forget that Mother’s Day was originally a plea for an end to war. read more »

by Susan Burton
on May 02, 2013

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