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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...