How string helped Brazilian pastors understand domestic abuse

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Mandy Marshall and Carolina Kuzaks-Cardenas of Side by Side member organisation Restored have just returned from Brazil where they were training Christian leaders on gender, gender based violence and what they can do to address it.

The three day workshop, which was held at the Betel Bible Institute in Joao Pessoa (NE Brazil)’ was oversubscribed – an encouraging sign that there was clearly a thirst for information, knowledge and skills for the issue and for the church to address it. Thirty-eight women and men attended. All of them already recognised that violence against women is prevalent in Brazilian society and that, as Christians, they should be at the forefront of responding to it. Read more here.

Posted by: Terrie Robinson | Monday, June 6th, 2016
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