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    Friday, November 25, 2016, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

    It is on November 25 each year

    Saturday, August 27, 2016, is enditnow Day.  A campaign to stop violence against women

    It is on the fourth Saturday of August of each year.

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    From Subordination to Equality in Christ  Added November 22, 2011   This slide presentation is prepared by Annick Brennen in support of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.  Click on the link to download the PDF presentation.   "Religion is harmful if its tenets and application create the conditions for and perpetuate gender-based discrimination. . . Practically all religions in the world are dominated by males, and gender discrimination has its genesis in these religions. How did men and women come to believe, accept, and institutionalize gender discrimination? Read more

    Biblical Patriarchy and Violence Against Women  Added November 22, 2011 "Gender-based violence, which impairs or nullifies the enjoyment by women of human rights and fundamental freedoms under general international law or under human rights conventions, is discrimination within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention .  .  . Patriarchy is defined as “a state or stage of social development characterized by the supremacy of the father in the clan or family in both domestic and religious functions, the legal dependence of wife, or wives, and children, and the reckoning of descent and inheritance in the male line”   Read more in the presentation

    Understanding and Responding to Violence Against Women  Added November 24, 2011 Violence against Women: Is It Imaginary or Exaggerated? Studies on violence against women (VAW) have been carried out by a wide variety of bodies, including government ministries, national statistical offices, universities, international agencies, NGOs and women’s rights organizations.  “According to 2006 United Nations report, at least one survey on VAW had been conducted in 71 countries and at least one national survey was available in 41 countries.”  Read more

Ontological Equality Hierarchy and Function Subordination  Addend November 22, 2011 This article is written by Dr. Alan Myatt, Guest Professor of Theology at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC. He taught at Baptist Theological College of São Paulo, Brazil and was chair of Theology and Philosophy of Religion at South Brazil Baptist Theological Seminary. His publications include Teologia Sistemática (awarded two Arete prizes) and numerous articles such as “Fides Reformata,” “Religion and Social Policy,” and “Vida Acadêmica.”  Read more

 

 

 

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