Domestic Violence News & Resources
Introducing Food Justice by Sarika Mathur
11/14/2012 Hunger and poverty have a cyclical relationship.
The Impact of Food Prices on Peace and Security by Sarika Mathur
11/14/2012 The poorest households in the developing world spend up to 60 to 80% of their incomes on food.
Batis Center for Women
11/13/2012 United Methodist Women‘s International Ministries with Women, Children & Youth supports the Batis Center for Women in the Philippines.
A Circle of Thanksgiving by Carol Lakota Eastin
11/01/2012 What does the national Thanksgving holiday mean for Native American peoples?
Day of the Girl
10/08/2012 In December 2011 the U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution to establish October 11 as the "International Day of the Girl Child." United Methodist Women encourages members to participate in the inaugural Day of the Girl this October 11 to help better the lives of girls around the world.
Responsively Yours: Break Stalemates to Peace by Harriett Jane Olson
10/01/2012 Have the tragic shootings around the country this year prompted you to prayer and action or are you stunned? Like Jesus’ lament in Luke 19; for we do not know the “things that make for peace.”
United Methodist Women Unveils Ad Countering Hate Speech in New York City Subway by Leigh Rogers
09/26/2012 General Secretary of United Methodist Women Harriett J. Olson unveiled an ad countering the anti-Muslim hate speech of an ad posted in 10 New York City subway stations during an interfaith press conference Sept. 25.
New York Interfaith Coalition Will Gather to Denounce Hate Ads on Subways
09/24/2012 On Tuesday, September 25 at 9:00 am, a coalition of New York community and faith based organizations will gather on the steps of City Hall to denounce anti-Muslim hate advertisements posted on New York City subway platforms. The ads are harmfully provocative and inherently divisive.
Not Yet Arrived: A Reflection on the Oak Creek Shooting by Glory E. Dharmaraj
08/16/2012 Each violent occurrence has its own particularity. The recent incidence at the Sikh temple at Oak Creek violence has religious, ethnic and economic dimensions.
Speaking Up for Women by Yvette Moore
07/01/2012 "I will never be tired of speaking up for women’s causes." Kapend Christine Musumb served as a delegate to the 2012 General Conference. She coordinates the Central Congo Conference’s United Methodist Women.