NEWS FROM THE FIELD

2018 Consortium on Christianity, Gender, and Development

February 4, 2018
February 4, 2018|

“Mainstreaming Gender Equality Is a Journey”  Last week representatives from 18 organizations - a mix of Christian NGOs including Compassion International, Opportunity International, World Vision, World Relief, IJM, Tear Fund, Bread for the World, along Read More

Trafficking at Illicit Massage Parlors Hidden in Plain Sight

February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018|

A new report from Polaris reveals an estimated 9,000 illicit massage businesses across the country, where vulnerable women are bought for sex in thinly veiled brothels. The report found that sex buyers pour around $2.5 billion in revenue into this industry annually, with the proceeds supporting organized criminal networks. It also states that women trafficked in massage parlors are usually immigrants from Asia who speak limited English, have little education, are under extreme financial pressure, and are victims of force, fraud or coercion. Read More

“Shaking Up Beliefs and Behaviors About Gender” – Great R...

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018|

We are excited to share highlights from WAPPP director Iris Bohnet's trip to Davos, Switzerland last week for the World Economic Forum. The 2018 gathering was a historic moment for gender equality with the summit being chaired entirely by women. Read More

“Justice Over Greatness” by Darren Walker, President of the For...

January 30, 2018
January 30, 2018|

Threats to truth and justice are mounting. How should we respond? During the spring of 1816, four decades after Thomas Jefferson drafted the United States’ Declaration of Independence, he exchanged letters with an old colleague and Read More

World Vision’s 2018 Every Last One Conference is Coming Up!

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018|

Each year, God brings together over 300 like-minded women and men from all over the United States who share the desire to learn more, to do more, and to be more for the Kingdom. Join Read More

Mutual By Design – CBE’s New Marriage Book is Here!

January 17, 2018
January 17, 2018|

Marriage certificates don’t come with how-to-manuals, and marriage is full of tough questions like “How do we manage our money?” “How do we build a healthy sex life?” or “How do we handle serious arguments?” Read More

The Imago Dei Fund Announces the Hiring of Lisa R Jackson, Ph.D. as Its Man...

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018|

Today, the Imago Dei Fund (IDF) announces that Lisa R. Jackson, Ph.D. will join as Managing Partner, effective January 22, 2018 Read More

Tostan’s “Sharing the Light Within” Book Gift in Honor of Mol...

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018|

Over the past year, Tostan has been through big changes and is preparing for a major expansion of their Community Empowerment Program, while deepening connections in the communities Tostan has served from the start. To Read More