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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.
17 August 2021
As parliament is recalled on Wednesday to debate the crisis in Afghanistan, Quakers in Britain call on the UK government to recognise its moral obligations in Afghanistan.
12 August 2021
During their three weeks' festival of faith and fellowship, Quakers in Britain have been listening to the promptings of love and truth. One of their key decisions was to acknowledge and affirm trans and non-binary people.
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.