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21 March 2018
by Neil Jarvis
Neil Jarvis explains why a shared understanding of safeguarding is important for Quaker meetings, and reports back from a recent conference for coordinators.
14 March 2018
Reclaim the sky for peace
by Ellis Brooks
This Persian New Year fly kites not drones says Ellis Brooks, as he calls for solidarity with people affected by armed drone strikes.
13 March 2018
Support the right to family life
by Jessica Metheringham
The Refugee (Family Reunion) Bill will be debated by MPs this week. Jessica Metheringham outlines the importance of the bill and how people can take action today.
8 March 2018
Finding patterns and examples in Edinburgh
by Oliver Waterhouse
Quaker role holders are key to Quaker meetings and help keep the faith alive and vibrant. Oliver Waterhouse reflects on the first of three events aimed at supporting people in their service.
7 March 2018
5 ways to support women in immigration detention this International Women’s Day
by Tatiana Garavito
UK immigration detention centres fly in the face of basic human rights. Quakers in Britain are working to bring them to an end.
1 March 2018
International aid and Oxfam: towards a balance of power
by Juliet Prager
Quakers played a part in creating the international aid movement. We can't ignore the recent revelations of abuse of power by workers in this sector, says Juliet Prager.
21 February 2018
A long, difficult journey: Quakers and same-sex marriage
by Michael Booth
Four years since the first same-sex marriage, nine years since our decision, 55 years since Towards a Quaker View of Sex – Michael Booth looks back at 60 years of Quaker work towards recognising same-sex relationships.
16 February 2018
Shaping our future: children and young people at Yearly Meeting 2018
by Howard Nurden
Younger voices have long played a part in Quaker decision-making. This year it's particularly important their voices are heard, says Howard Nurden.
14 February 2018
Going frack-free: it takes a village
by Chris Walker
How do you stop an industry that's backed by wealthy investors and the UK government? With lots of tea, cake and moral support, according to Chris Walker.
6 February 2018
8 things you may not know about the right to vote
by Jessica Metheringham
Jessica Metheringham highlights eight lesser known facts about the struggle for the right to vote in Britain.