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September 16, 2018
Ekklesia Foundation for Gender Education (EFOGE) will hold its 2018 international conference in Kampala, Uganda. EFOGE is an organization of Christians passionate about justice and equality for women and men, girls and boys. While studies indicate steady growth of the church in the sub-Saharan Africa, they also shockingly reveal high levels of inequality. Many women are still isolated from leadership and decision-making platforms both in church and society. Domestic violence is on the rise while female genital mutilation is widely and secretly practiced against the law, in silence. Although churches are among the most powerful agents of social change, the fact is that many churches in the region are still rooted in patriarchal traditions which oppose ideas of women leadership and equalit...
September 28, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Dr. Mimi Haddad will lead a plenary session at the Justice Institute, hosted by Fuller Theological Seminary. See more details on their website.
October 19, 2018 - October 20, 2018
From the Courage Conference website: "The Courage Conference exists to be a refuge for survivors, to educate and empower advocates, and create the conditions where this movement for change can become a Justice Generation that recognizes and resists abuse everywhere. Now in its third year, this annual gathering of abuse survivors, advocates, and those who love them is an event uniquely poised for this moment in history. The Courage Conference offers a unique opportunity to learn from advocates and trained professionals through inspiring keynote talks, Courage Conversations, as well as connecting attendees with reputable local and national organizations. The Courage Conference is an ideal place for community leaders, pastors, and church workers to become educated about abuse from adv...
November 13, 2018 - November 15, 2018
At the 2018 Evangelical Thelogical Society Annual Meeting, Dr. Mimi Haddad will present a paper in a session on "Sexual Abuse, Gender, and Power: Developing a Theological Response for the Church & Academy." This session will be held by Evangelicals and Gender, a section of the Evangelical Theological Society, to address the #MeToo movement and engage members of ETS in this issue.