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At a recent workshop on digital gender justice organized by WACC and the World Council of Churches (WCC), Lucina Di Meco, co-founder of #ShePersisted, shared research on gendered disinformation and online abuse against women in politics.She also shared suggestions for action during her presentation, as...

A workshop being held 11–14 December is engaging young church leaders in preventing gender inequities and advocating for gender justice in social media and other online spaces. Together, participants in the event “Taking Action Against Online Sexual and Gender-Based Violence” will review community standards on social...

Gender-based violence on and through digital communication technologies is arguably the most pervasive human rights violation on the Internet. It is clear that technology — once considered an agent for gender equality — has become a serious threat to women’s rights. Sexual harassment. Rape threats. Objectification....

Covid-19 responses of governments and civil society should include strategies to address and prevent sexual and gender-based violence, said a statement issued by a global collective of religious groups and faith-based networks.  The Faith in Beijing Collective, which includes some members of ACT Alliance (of which WACC Global is a member),...

While life today is better for a 15-year-old girl in a developing world, she will nonetheless have to keep fighting against tremendous odds because progress made in the last 25 years “though important, has been incremental, uneven and insufficient,” says a new report launched by UN Women...