Laos Church women commit to combat violence against women and gender inequality

December 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from Christian churches in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have committed themselves strengthen ecumenical women’s networks in the country and to work with local community organizations in a bid to combat gender-based violence. The commitment came in the closing session of a two-day workshop organised by the Christian Conference of Asia, a regional ecumenical body, and the Lao Evangelical Church. The 60 women from different churches and areas of Laos heard about the impact of immediate and long-term consequences of increasing violence against women and gender inequality.

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