Churches have an important role in ending gender-based violence.
What does this mean? How can we take action?
Thursdays in Black
Our WICC Council and Staff support “Thursdays in Black”, wearing black in solidarity of ending rape and violence in our world. This grassroots movement is endorsed by the World Day of Prayer International Committee.
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Liturgy for December 6th
WICC also offers a series of liturgy for use on December 6th, Canada’s “National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women”. These interdenominational services are free and focus on remembrance and hope.
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Restore: Ending Violence Against Women
The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada has updated its “Healing Waters” resource on gender-based violence. The new version, “Restore”, was recently introduced here. It is a detailed tool for understanding and acting against violence.
Status of Women
For more information about gender-based violence, please consult the Status of Women Canada website.