The war has caused 5 million refugees since the Russian invasion began on 24 February 2022. Organisations such as GAiN and LIO have sent dozens of aid trucks and are working with Christian partners on the ground.
The eroticisation of girls is clearly the root of countless negative consequences for society and for women. I outline seven of them.
Most took place at Islamic environments by members of the own family. “It is the most despicable expression of gender-based violence”, says the minister of Justice.
“It is vital that we do not turn a blind eye to this phenomenon in our churches”, says the Czech Evangelical Alliance. One in five women have been victims.
Evangelicals must help to change the sexist mentality, talk and preach about it, making it clear that the enemy is not the male, but sin.
The Committee for Women’s Rights & Gender Equality of the European Parliament has passed a report on prostitution that could shape the future policies all across Europe.
The event takes place every year to celebrate Pentecost. “We long for people to become familiar with who Jesus is”, say the organisers.
Evangelical women took the streets in Spain on the Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Several groups work throughout the year supporting victims.
Women of Hope is focusing on specific regions where women are commonly abused and exploited and where many have never heard God’s message of redemption.
After more than five hours of driving, we reach our destination in Rivne: a warehouse that has been rented by a network of Protestant churches. Three dozen young people are waiting for us to unload the aid.
How can we make sure that aid will be useful for Ukrainian refugees? Miqueas Forster of GAiN Spain answers this and other questions.
A resolution of the Council of 47 European countries recommends to focus on sexual education, online protection and security, and strong regulation.
'You are not alone' will be at the side of any woman who asks for help, whether she files a complaint or not. “We are Christians and follow the example of Jesus”, say the founders.
As Christians we cannot ignore the violence against women that is exploding in Afghanistan with the Taliban.
Christian organisations in Haiti alert about the surge of “kidnappings and robbery” in a country where 75% of the population is below the poverty line.
Ten years after it was signed, the European Evangelical Alliance urges countries “to take seriously the harm done to women and girls” in practices such as sexual exploitation, domestic abuse or equality.
Christian girls and women are “doubly vulnerable”, says Open Doors. “Preventing women from freely raising their children as Christians is an effective means of controlling the Christian population”.
“It is better than the old Moria and other camps”, a Christian aid worker says. “2020 will be a record low for refugee resettlement”, the UNHCR warns.
The new law will criminalise any discrimination because of sexual orientation. “We do not agree with the President's Penal Code”, a Haitian pastor says.
Fear of the coronavirus has also come to the Moria refugee camp in Lesbos (Greece), prompting several Christian organizations to take steps to protect the nearly 20,000 people crowded into the camp.
In Haiti I have perceived, more than anywhere else, that physical battles are also spiritual battles, and that visible suffering is the result of the invisible tension between the world of darkness and the light of Christ.
Dozens participated in an event in Madrid. “We must fight against violence from all spheres: social, political, legal, economic, cultural ... but we offer another way: Christ”, they said in a manifesto.
The fields around the Greek the refugee camp are “oversaturated”. Pau Abad, a volunteer on the ground, shares about the “hopelessness” of the hundreds of families who continue to arrive every week and will face “a very tough winter”.
Research in Spain fuels the political debate about limiting the power of the porn industry. Christian activists have long been alerting about the damaging effects on children and youth.
There have been 32 cases of femicide in Peru this year. The Minister of Women, Gloria Montenegro, joined 18 religious communities to tackle the problem.