International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. Consider taking action to end gender-based violence.

Worship Ideas

Healing Waters: Churches Working to End Violence Against Women: Worship excerpts from Healing Waters: Churches Working to End Violence Against Women
Oaks of Righteousness worship service for International Women's Day: A worship service for International Women's Day.
She Flies On: Lydia Gruchy Service: A liturgy inspired by Lydia Gruchy, celebrating women in ministry, from Gathering Pentecost 2, 2016.

Prayers

For the Beauty of Those Lost, for Healing Founded on Justice: A prayer for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirited people, their families, and the public inquiry into what happened to them.
Prayer for Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A prayer for missing and murdered Aboriginal women, and their family and friends.
Prayer for Thursdays in Black: A prayer to end gender-based violence.

Related Material

Backgrounder: Prayers for Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Église du Christ au Congo is appealing to the church for prayers and solidarity.
Bulletin Insert: International Women's Day: Stand in Solidarity: Stop Violence against Women
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