Challenges, Opportunities and Gender Nuances 8 and 9 April on line Call for PapersThe Women’s Studies Center of Cochin University of Science and Technology invitessubmission of papers to the National Webinar being conducted in connection with theInternational Women’s Day 2022. The webinar will take place virtually on 8th and 9th of March2022. The focal theme of the webinar is Gender and STEM intended to explore the existingchallenges, opportunities and gender nuances in the STEM field and to foster multidisciplinarystudies on Women’s and Gender issues in India.Topics of papers may include, but not limited to• Gender and Sexual Minorities in STEM: Challenges, Opportunities and … [Read more...]
Ordination of Women in Australia
Women priests: an abomination or a blessing? Jane Simpson is looking for someone who would like to have her research papers on the debate in the Anglican Church in Australia on the ordination of women to the priesthood. They include press cuttings from 1990–92 when she lived in Melbourne and the debate was raging. There are also 30 articles by Australian scholars, some with colourful titles such as “Women priests: an abomination or a blessing?” Email Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. … [Read more...]
Council and Links hui, February 2021
Tapita Ching, Val Riches, Mila Fong Toy, Tulimata'i Smith Celebrating our three tikanga richness as we move forward AWSC Council and Links gathered for two very interesting days of sharing experience, leadership training, theological reflection, personal growth, and local facilitation. The setting was the hospitable St Francis Retreat Centre, in Hillsborough, Auckland, right beside the beautiful old Pah homestead and Monte Cecilia Park. Council and Links worked together to construct the program for the Provincial Leadership Hui to be held 13-16 October 2021, in the Waikato. It was an exciting and creative process Who's Who? Present back row: Val … [Read more...]
It’s here! Talanoa, Telling our stories, Kōrerohia a tātou pūrakau
Happiness, sadness, reflection, anger and laugh out loud humour -all can be found in our latest publication. Deep spirituality, theological reflection, profound faith and aroha are also in these pages. Over forty Anglican women , ordained and lay, have written their stories, contributing to a beautiful, moving account of their lives, before during and after the history making decision to ordain women as Priests in the Anglican Church of these islands. Women were encouraged to write in their own voice, thus revealing the texture of our three tikanga church, and the sacredness of each story. from the foreword Order your copy now for $25.00. Orders of 5 or more are $22.00. Plus postage … [Read more...]
Morepork chants Noel! Noel!
Morepork chants Noel, Noel,Watching as the shadows fade,Telling with a solemn voice:Christ is in a manger laid. from The Birdsong Carol, by Jocelyn Marshall. Jocelyn , a New Zealand composer, has lived in Hamilton much of her life. Her hymns are written to provide contemporary language and theology in the Aotearoa context. The Bird Song Carol celebrates our beautiful birds, and can be sung to many familiar tunes, like Loving Shepherd of thy Sheep, Ode to Joy, and Let us with a Gladsome Mind. Ringers up the bell tower climb, Sound a merry Christmas peal. Tell the world that Christ is born, Sins to pardon, hurts to heal. Bellbird on the highest … [Read more...]
WE ARE READY!! Thursdays in Black video for the pledge campaign is ready!
Sexual and gender-based violence has been on the rise especially during the time of COVID19, as the Ecumenical Women at the United Nations coalition, we invite you to join us in this global campaign and in making the Thursdays In Black pledge. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhIrcVTixtc&authuser=0 Let us work towards a world without sexual and gender-based violence. Make the #ThursdaysinBlack pledge #ThursdaysInBlackhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/nrhvodspvzrc14p/EW%20Thursdays%20in%20Black%20with%20Intro.mp4?dl=0 God continues to order our steps. May we continue to journey together in the work of ending all forms of sexual and gender-based violence in our lifetime. Let’s … [Read more...]