Posts Tagged: cedaw

Presbyterian Women celebrate UN Day in the Presbytery of Monmouth

O God, who formed creation and made each living thing,We’ve seen the devastation that war and conflict bring.We long to stop the violence and end the scourge of war;We yearn for peace and justice, now and forevermore. O God Who Formed Creation by Carolyn Winfrey Gillette On Saturday, October 20, the Presbyterian Women of the… Read more »

Re-Authorize the Violence Against Women Act!

Here’s a way to follow-up on the Commission on the Status of Women: Call both of your Senators’ offices in Washington today and ask them vote YES on the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act. Our partners in Presbyterian Women tell us that now is the time influence our Senators on the Violence Against… Read more »

Towards a More Humane Future – Article 2

Toward a More Humane Future is a devotional study on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights for use by individuals or groups. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 2 Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion,… Read more »

16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence

O LORD, you hear the desire of the meek; you will strengthen their heart, you will incline your ear to do justice for the orphan and the oppressed, so that those from earth may strike terror no more. (Psalm 10:17-18) November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day… Read more »

Support Women’s Rights – Ratify CEDAW

John’s Gospel records the story of Jesus and a woman engaged in a long conversation at a well. Jesus recognized and honored her humanity as he did the humanity of all the women he encountered. Jesus consistently affirmed the dignity and worth of each person. Here is one way you can follow his example: Participate… Read more »

Ratify CEDAW

On behalf of Presbyterian participants in the 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, Louise Davidson of Presbyterian Women invites the ecumenical community to join in an advocacy effort to secure Senate ratification of the Convention to…

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30 years working for rights for women

December 18, 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). A working group of the United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality…

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Tell your Senators to act on CEDAW

Celebrate Women’s Equality Day (Wednesday, August 26) by urging your senators to take action on CEDAW (United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women). Call both your Senators at 202-224-3121 and urge them to support…

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