Domestic Violence News & Resources
Meet the United Methodist Women of Cameroon! by Rev. Nkemba Ndjungu
11/15/2013 United Methodist Women are always dynamic, and members in Cameroon are no different. The women of Cameroon are organizing seminars, developing income generating projects and providing scholarships to help ensure that women are equipped to lead, and are empowered to implement lasting change.
Serving the Nation Under Threat of Sexual Assault
10/28/2013 Women and girls around the world face violence and persecution every day. Amnesty International estimates that, “At least one out of every three women worldwide has been beaten, coerced into sex, or otherwise abused in her lifetime.” The high frequency for gender-based violence constitutes a global epidemic. One arena where sexual assault and under-reporting has been most prevalent is in the military.
Stories of Peacemakers: Domestic Violence by Julie Taylor
10/01/2013 “Shades of Violence, Paths to Healing” was the theme of an opening gathering on domestic violence and abuse sponsored jointly by the United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men of the Baltimore-Washington Conference. It was an event that featured experts’ statistics as well as the personal stories of those who suffered various forms of domestic violence and abuse. It highlighted the need for being peacemakers in our communities.
Stories of Peacemakers: Japan by Dr. Renee Campbell
09/18/2013 While attending the Commission on the Status of Women at the United Nations through United Methodist Women, Dr. Renee Campbell, the Executive Director of Wesley House Community Services in Louisville, KY learned from international delegate Suzuyo Takazato from Japan of the years of rapes and violence being imposed on the women of Okinawa, Japan by US service members. With that, she started a T-Shirt campaign to give voice and tribute to those women and their families.
United Methodist Agencies Announce Task Force on Human Rights and Investment Ethics
04/16/2013 The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (GBPHB) and the General Board of Global Ministries today announced the formation of a United Methodist Church (UMC) representative task force to explore human rights and investment ethics policies.
Exploring the Intersections: Maternal Health & Domestic Violence Webinar
03/15/2013 Wednesday, April 03, 2013; 3:00 -4:00 PM Eastern.
Message From the President by Yvette Moore
03/13/2013 United Methodist Women is the “right place” for women seeking to use their talents and gifts to help others, said Yvette Richards, president of the organization’s board of directors in her address to the new program advisory group assembled for its first annual meeting Mar. 7-9 at Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tenn.
New Program Advisory Group Meets by Yvette Moore
03/11/2013 United Methodist Women’s new program advisory group gathered for its first annual meeting at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tenn., Mar. 7-9.
A United Methodist Women-Organized March Rallies to Mark International Women's Day by Linda Bloom
03/07/2013 To mark International Women’s Day, United Methodist Women is among five organizations coordinating a March 8 rally and march near the United Nations.
United Methodist Women to Participate in U.N. Women's Events by Linda Bloom
03/01/2013 A delegation sponsored by United Methodist Women will spend the next week focusing on education and advocacy around the theme of the commission’s 57th session— to eliminate and prevent all forms of violence against women and girls.
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