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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.
16 September 2021
Dozens of Quakers headed for London this week to join protestors against the world's largest arms fair. Hundreds from peace movements held vigils to protest, their banners saying: “War starts here".
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.
8 August 2021
Quakers in Britain concluded their three-week festival of faith and fellowship. At the end of their Yearly Meeting, their governing body, Quakers declared "We have pledged ourselves to continue to be a gentle, angry people who dare to live for truth and justice in a time of crisis."
5 August 2021
Seventy six years ago, atomic bombs were dropped on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Thousands perished in these attacks, and countless others continued to suffer from the consequences of the bombings. This week and next Quakers are joining with others to remember the victims of this devastating violence, and to recommit to work for nuclear disarmament.