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An alleged Indian human-trafficking victim at a police station after being rescued.

An alleged Indian human-trafficking victim at a police station after being rescued.

Almost 20,000 women and children trafficked in India in 2016 ‎

10/03/2017 15:32

According to the latest Indian government report, there was a rise of of nearly 25 percent in the number of women and children trafficked in 2016 over the previous year.  

 

Voices of Faith

Participants in the 2017 Voices of Faith in the Vatican to mark international women's day

Voices of Faith: Women must be at the heart of Church's life

09/03/2017 19:16

At the Voices of Faith event in the Vatican on Wednesday, Jesuit Superior General, Fr Arturo Sosa and Pax Christi International co-president Marie Dennis highlight the importance of women in promoting peace and reconciliation

 

Sr Simone Campbell

American Sr Simone Campbell is one of the participants in the Voices of Faith event in the Vatican marking international women's day

Voices of Faith: Sr Simone bringing Catholic social teaching to life

07/03/2017 18:09

U.S. Sr Simone Campbell, also known as 'the nun on the bus,' is a participant in the 'Voices of Faith' event taking place in the Vatican on Wednesday to mark international women’s day

Indian lawyer Flavia Agnes

Indian lawyer Flavia Agnes is taking part in the Voices of Faith event in the Vatican marking international women's day

Voices of Faith: Combatting violence against women in India

07/03/2017 17:52

Indian women's rights lawyer, Flavia Agnes is a participant in the annual ‘Voices of Faith’ event, jointly organised by the Fidel Gotz Foundation and the Jesuit Refugee Service to highlight women working for justice and peacemaking in countries across the globe

Peace builder, and the founder of the Oxford Research Group, a non-governmental organisation UK Scilla Elworthy during the press conference at Stampa

Peace builder, and the founder of the Oxford Research Group, a non-governmental organisation UK Scilla Elworthy during the press conference at Stampa Estera (Foreign Press) in Rome, 06 March 2017.

Voices of Faith: Women and leadership

06/03/2017 14:17

The fourth annual Voices of Faith storytelling event takes place in the Vatican on Wednesday March 8th, which is also International Women’s Day.

A group of founders of the new Association for Vatican women employees, "Donne in Vaticano" gathered with the Governorate notary, Antonio Ristaino

A group of founders of the new Association for Vatican women employees, "Donne in Vaticano" (D.VA) gathered with the Governorate notary, Antonio Ristaino, for the signing of the Act of Constitution, 1 September 2016

Vatican approves first-ever women’s association

07/12/2016 13:23

For the very first time, the Vatican has approved an association dedicated to its women employees. Donne in Vaticano (D.VA) or Women in the Vatican is open to lay and religious female employees and retirees of Vatican City State, the Holy See and its related institutions. 

 

Pope Francis greets Sr Carmen Sammut, president of the International Union of Superiors General

Pope Francis greets Sr Carmen Sammut, president of the International Union of Superiors General, after a meeting on May 12th 2016

Vatican commission on female diaconate holds first meeting

25/11/2016 16:53

The Vatican announced on Friday that the newly established commission for the study of the female diaconate was holding its first meeting at the offices of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith