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Thursdays in Black

Thursdays in Black seeks to keep rape and violence against women at the forefront of religious concern to stem the tide of attacks against women and girls. Read more

Global Nature

The Thursdays in Black campaign against gender-based violence is changing hearts and minds one person at a time. Read more

Advocating Justice

A new logo highlights the renewal of the World Council of Churches' "Thursdays in Black" campaign protesting rape and violence against women and girls. Read more

Advocating Justice

Mary Ann Swenson

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While she applauds the #MeToo movement for breaking the silence around sexual harassment, retired United Methodist Bishop Mary Ann Swenson cautions that gender justice must respond to women's needs in varied contexts. Read more

Advocating Justice

Thursdays in Black

Photo: Marcelo Schneider/WCC

Members of a World Council of Churches group meeting in Romania join the global "Thursdays in Black" campaign against gender-based violence. Read more

Advocating Justice