IAWN Contact:Revda Inamar Coirreia de Souza
Our Anglican Website in Brazil is:www.ieab.org.br
Women's issues and concerns
What we're doing - programmes, events and reports
Women in decision making
At Provincial level 30% of representatives are women and women are nominated for all committees.
Ordination of women
Bishops: none yet
Activities related to MDGs and Beijing Platform for Action
Parishes are asked to develop social projects that align with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). These groups also support projects around the MDGs and the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA): Episcopal Anglican Women's Union-UMEAB; Health Space - Anglican Diocese of Rio de Janeiro; Santa Teresa Project - Anglican Diocese of Rio de Janeiro; Daughter's of the King; Pastoral Committees
(Italics = organisations that work on MDGs but not specifically women)
Church: National Women's Assembly, Episcopal Anglican Women's Union (UMEAB), Daughter's of The King Assembly.
Ecumenical: World Council of Churches - Decade to Overcome Violence, New Decade of Solidarity of Churches with Women, Catholics for the Right to Decide,(CONIC - National Council of Churches, CLAI - Latin American Council of Churches)
Secular:Viva Rio(NGO), GAPA - AIDS Suporting Group