International Anglican Women's Network

The International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) serves as a global voice of Anglican women, links women from around the world and is an official network of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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Current Newsletter

To mark the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence (25 November to 10 December 2020), the International Anglican Family Network has joined with the International Anglican Women’s Network to look at responses to domestic abuse and gender-based violence around the Communion. With one in three women experiencing physical and/or sexual abuse, and with domestic abuse increasing everywhere, this is the shadow pandemic during COVID-19. We hope you will be encouraged and inspired by these faithful and innovative stories.


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16 Days of Activism 2020

The Anglican Communion Office has organised a series of webinars; and provinces around the world are engaging in the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence (25 November to 10 December).

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Preventing Human Trafficking


The elimination of all forms of violence against women and children, including trafficking, is one of IAWN's priority concerns. Below are some resources to help us raise awareness and take action.

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IAWN consultation for South Asia

IAWN S Asia Consultation Oct 2015

In October 2015 women from the Anglican and United Churches of South Asia met in Hyderabad, India, to share their achievements in working with women and girls, explore the obstacles to gender justice in the region, and develop a message to their Church leaders.

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Mission Statement

Our Vision

To be a bold and prophetic voice for Anglican women throughout the Anglican Communion and in the wider world.

Our Purpose

To enable and empower all women of the Anglican Communion to work cooperatively at national, provincial and communion-wide levels to strengthen the ministries of women in God’s world and to ensure women are influential and equal participants throughout the entire Anglican Communion.

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