United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 17:31

How wonderful to gather with you today as the 60th [session of the] UNCSW begins. Voices of faith have long been heard alongside member states working together for the empowerment of women and children and men. The history for some of us in this...

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 18:59

Our guest bloggers today are the Rev. Canon Rosemari Sullivan, who is a Special Coordinator for Haiti in the Office of the Presiding Bishop, and Guilene Fiefie, a delegate to the 2014 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women from the...

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 15:54

The Anglican Communion delegation to UNCSW at the Chapel at the Church Center for the UN, March 2013 The Episcopal Church has long been active in raising consciousness about the prevalence of violence against women and girls, one of the most...

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 17:17

October 11th will see celebrations of the second annual International Day of the Girl-Child. It is a day marked by reflections, activities and celebrations worldwide as girls gather with each other, their peers, their families and other women to...

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 19:36

Spencer Cantrell, Episcopal Church provincial delegate for UNCSW 2013, in Hong Kong wearing a Filipino Rosie the Riveter shirt which says “We can do it!” in Tagalog. Recently the Episcopal Church joined the International Anglican Women’s Network...

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 14:42

Today, December 10th, is International Human Rights Day and the final day of the 16 Days Campaign against Gender-Based Violence. This campaign was started in 1991 by the Women’s Global Leadership Institute and is observed annually by Anglicans...

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 15:04

Our guest blogger for today is Debbie Smith from the Diocese of Missouri. She is attending the UN Commission on the Status of Women with the Anglican Women’s Empowerment delegation. She is the coordinator of the Diocese of Missouri’s companion...

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 16:44

Today the Rev. Margaret Rose, Deputy for Ecumenical and Interreligious Colloboration, preached at the Opening Eucharist for the 2012 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women which was held in the Chapel of Christ the Lord at the Episcopal...

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 16:57

Grace Phiri Mazala, our delegate of the day, comes to us from the Anglican Church of Zambia. We don’t have a picture of her yet, but we’ll share one next week! Grace Phiri Mazala is the National Program Director of the Zambia Anglican Council, the...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 14:46

Our delegate for today is Yasinta Mtambo from Malawi. She will be one of our guest bloggers next week! Yasinta Mtambo is the Community Development Coordinator for the Anglican Diocese of Southern Malawi and has coordinated the Love’s Harvest...

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