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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.
2 February 2018
Join the growing Sanctuary Everywhere movement
by Tatiana Garavito
As hundreds of Quakers act in solidarity with refugees and migrants, Tatiana Garavito invites new meetings and individuals to join the movement.
1 February 2018
Sharing the costs: Opening access to Yearly Meeting 2018
by Ann Pfeiffer
Ann Pfeiffer outlines how the support of Friends will help more Quakers in Britain take part in our annual gathering.
26 January 2018
The power of words: Holocaust Memorial Day 2018
by Marigold Bentley
Marigold Bentley reflects on the moving national commemoration event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
25 January 2018
Thousands of Quakers are divesting from fossil fuels
by Sunniva Taylor
32 per cent of area Quaker meetings have divested from fossil fuels. Three Quakers tell Sunniva Taylor how they did it.