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1 July 2020
Discrimination and prejudice within religious organisations are to be addressed by a new panel of religious figures and academics. The panel includes Quaker Hannah Brock Womack.
24 June 2020
Quakers in Britain have sent condolences to Quakers in Burundi following the sudden death of the outgoing president, Pierre Nkurunziza. Their message also pays tribute to their inspirational work of witness in communities.
28 May 2020
In East Africa, British Quakers are supporting Kenyan peace campaigners to change the core conditions that lead to violent conflict. Kenyans are teaching others different ways of life-changing nonviolence.
27 May 2020
A survey of UK pension funds and banks released today reveals that billions of pounds are invested in companies that are producing nuclear weapons. The report 'Banks, Pensions and Nuclear Weapons: Investing in Change' is launched by the UK Nuclear Weapons Financing Research Group, comprising researchers from UK faith groups including Quakers in Britain.
6 April 2020
Paul Parker, the Recording Clerk for Quakers in Britain, with Church leaders from denominations across Britain and Ireland, have today issued this statement.
11 March 2020
Generations of Quakers have worked to build peace in areas of violent conflict. Confidentiality is essential therefore the work is little-known. Now a new book, launched this week, Dining with diplomats, praying with gunmen captures the experiences of international conciliation for a new generation of peacemakers.