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Working Group Report June 27, 2013

Working Group Report June 27, 2013

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Facilitator Seana Steffen and group moderators Ziba Mir-Hosseini, Andrea White, Sita Ranchod-Nilsson, and Ritu Sharma offer a summary of a series of working groups on using religious text interpretation and study to combat violence against women and promote equality. Suggestions fall into the categories: ideas for curriculum development, publishing, convening, advocacy, programming collaborations, recognition of leadership, and next steps.

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