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Weekly News September 15, 2022

Northern Nigeria September 8, 2022

Adventist women marched with the initiative EndItNow to speak up on gender-based violence in northern Nigeria. The Nigerian government was called to help address the root causes of gender-based violence and end impunity.

Link:

https://adventist.news/news/adventist-women-speak-out-on-gender-based-violence

Brazil, Espirito Santo – September 6, 2022

The movement of the project Quebrando o Silencio (Breaking Silence) marched on the streets of Espirito Santo on August 27 to denounce psychological violence, raise awareness of its consequences, and introduce possible legal steps that can be taken by victims.

Link:

https://adventist.news/news/marches-combat-psychological-violence-in-espirito-santo


The Bahamas, Cayman Islands, & Turks and Caicos Islands – September 7, 2022

Adventists marched to call for an end to violence and abuse in the Caribbean Islands, as part of the global initiative ‘enditnow.’ Government leaders congratulated the Seventh-day Adventist Church for “being the first church to march through the streets to call for a stop to abuse and violence.” Leaders expressed their desire to work with the church to eradicate all forms of abuse and violence.

Link:

https://adventistreview.org/news/across-caribbean-islands-adventists-march-to-enditnow/


Seychelles – August 23, 2022

SDA Women’s ministries met with President Ramkalawan (Seychelles) and his wife to introduce the Seventh-Day Adventist church. Women’s ministries introduced their initiatives to empower women and young girls facing poverty, abuse, and illiteracy. They discussed a possible collaboration between the government and the Adventist women’s ministries.

Link:

https://www.statehouse.gov.sc/news/5631/president-ramkalawan-meets-general-director-of-the-seventh-day-adventist-womens-ministry