Tag Archives: women

Raising Women’s Voices

The launch of the weekly podcast series, Australian Women Preach, on International Women’s Day, captures the zeitgeist of the moment.  Women are tired of being kept silent. The impetus of this collaborative project between the Grail in Australia and WATAC (Women and the Australian Church) is the Plenary Council.  The Listening and Dialogue phase enabled…
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Women’s Economic Empowerment: Five Lessons From the Field

Women’s economic empowerment – or WEE – has increasingly featured on the international aid agenda. WEE is one of three strategic priorities in Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Gender Equality Strategy. The UN High-Level Panel on WEE says it “is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda”.

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More Than Ever We Need Women of Vision

There is plenty of thoughtful and heartfelt Catholic commentary available on what is happening in the Australian Catholic Church in the wake of Cardinal Pell’s recent conviction and jailing for child sexual abuse. Some of these concerns are with how Catholics are feeling and responding to what has turned out to be a monumental crisis.…
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