Webinar: Faith leaders speak out on gender-based violence

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Faith leaders speak out on gender-based violence

Wednesday 11th February 2015

12-1pm UK time (GMT)

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Members of the We Will Speak Out coalition and global faith leaders will be online for one hour to discuss how to mobilise churches in ending sexual and gender-based violence.

You can register for the webinar here – you will receive an email with log in details, just click the link on 11th February to join the discussion live!

Presenters include Thérèse Mema Mapenzi, from CAFOD in Democratic Republic of Congo, and Mara Luz, from Christian Aid in Brazil.

We are inviting questions and discussion on issues such as breaking the silence on sexual and gender-based violence, tackling impunity and bringing justice, supporting survivors, and engaging men and boys on positive masculinities.  The Anglican Alliance’s Latin America and Caribbean Facilitator, Paulo Ueti, will give a theological reflection on gender justice.

For more information see http://anglicanalliance.org/news/19968, and view the full webinar here.

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