Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

by Anglican Communion News Service


Source: Anglican Communion News Service

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

Delegations from the Anglican Communion and the Mothers’ Union will be attending the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.There will also be 20 delegates from the US-based Episcopal Church. Representatives of the member states, various UN entities, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and faith groups will attend the session which runs from March 13 to 24.  Mothers’ Union has consultative status with the economic and social council of the United Nations, and attends UNCSW annually.

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