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Side by Side Faith Movement for Gender Justice

SidebysideSide by Side Faith Movement for Gender Justice: An international movement of faith leaders and communities, faith-based organisations and individuals of faith who are committed to removing barriers to gender justice.

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Anglican Alliance for Development, Relief and Advocacy

AllianceThe Anglican Alliance brings together those in the Anglican family of churches and agencies to work for a world free of poverty and injustice, to be a voice for the voiceless, to reconcile those in conflict, and to safeguard the earth.

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Anglican Women's Empowerment

AweAnglican Women's Empowerment (AWE) connects women and girls in the Anglican Communion in order to share resources and opportunities, develop tools and training material, and promote advocacy for equality and justice. Its work is shaped by the Gospel as it relates to the issues defined by the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and the Beijing Platform for Action.

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Canada: Human Trafficking

Church of CanadaExplore this website to learn more about human trafficking and how the Anglican Church of Canada is working with partners on this issue locally and globally.

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The Working Group on Girls

GrThe Working Group on Girls, a non-governmental committee of UNICEF, and its International Network for Girls are dedicated to promoting the rights of girls in all areas and stages of their lives, advancing the rights and status of girls and assisting them to develop their full potential as women. Its on-line resources include fact sheets on the situation of girls, a toolkit for those working towards the elimination of discrimination and violence against the girl child, and lots more useful information.

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The Clewer Initiative

Clewer Mobilising the Church to help end modern slavery: The Clewer Initiative enables Church of England dioceses and wider church networks to develop strategies for detecting modern slavery in their communities and help provide victim support and care. Watch a video about the initiative here.

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The Mothers' Union

MuThe Mothers' Union is an international Christian charity seeking to support families worldwide. It has 4 million members working in 81 countries through a range of programmes at community level, from entrepreneur training to parenting. Mothers' Union also challenges root causes of injustice and works for better conditions in society for children and families.

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Girls' Friendly Society (GFS) Worldwide

Gfs _worldwideGFS is a worldwide organisation within the Anglican Communion. It provides ministries in a safe and accepting environment where Christ’s love is evident and the Gospel is proclaimed. 

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Restored

RestoredRestored is an international Christian alliance working in partnership to transform relationships and end violence against women. The website aims to raise awareness of the extent of violence against women worldwide, and what we can all do to end it. Central to this is a vision of transformed relationships between men and women.

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UN Women Hub to End Violence against Women and Girls

Un WomenThis is UN Women’s Global Virtual Knowledge Centre to End Violence against Women and Girls. Its on-line resources bring together lessons learned and recommended practices gleaned from initiatives on ending violence against women and girls around the world. It is an excellent site and could inform initiatives in your own contexts.

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UN Women

UnwomenOn 2 July 2010, the UN General Assembly voted for the establishment of a new UN entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment. Operational from January 2011, this new entity combines the four gender entities within the UN: the Division for the Advancement of Women (DAW), the International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW); the Office of the Special Adviser for Gender Issues and Advancement of Women (OSAGI).

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UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action)

StopUN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action) is a concerted effort by the UN system to improve coordination and accountability, amplify programming and advocacy, and support national efforts to prevent sexual violence and respond effectively to the needs of survivors. Visitors to this site can add their photo to the Get Cross! photo petition.

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