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8 December 2021
Quakers in Britain and the Quaker Gender and Sexual Diversity Community (QGSDC) have expressed strong support for a ban on so-called conversion therapy. They shared their views in a joint response to a government consultation on the issue.
15 November 2021
As COP26 concluded, Quakers in Britain made this statement.
“COP26 has delivered tiny steps forward when giant leaps are needed.
“This is particularly unjust for people in the Global South who are feeling the first and worst impacts of the climate crisis, despite being least responsible for causing it.
21 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are calling for just solutions to the climate crisis and encouraging Friends to join the global day of action on Saturday 6 November, in a statement published in advance of the UN COP26 climate negotiations.
5 October 2021
Quakers in Britain are joining other civil society members in a move to ensure the appointment of a new Chair of the Charity Commission is not politicised.
2 September 2021
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) is providing space for victims and survivors of sexual abuse to speak of their horrific experience, of lives ruined and health destroyed. Their experience informed the investigation into child protection in religious organisations and settings. Quakers in Britain welcome the investigation report which has been published today by The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA).
18 August 2021
Stirring and sensitive ministry describing how racism feels, led Quakers in Britain to commit to becoming an actively anti-racist faith community.