International Women’s Day: Women Reflect on Being Part of the Global Ignatian Family

Sunday, 8 March is International Women’s Day, which celebrates global women’s rights and achievements. It is also a reminder of the need to continue  working on gender equality, to review those structures, culture and relationships that perpetuate gender inequality and to create an environment, a culture and a Church where women and men have equal opportunity to exercise their rights and  develop our full potential worldwide. Women play a prominent role in advancing the mission of the Jesuits worldwide, whether as teachers, communications managers, social ministers, or justice advocates. The Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States and  Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat in Rome asked some of these women to reflect on their work with the global Society of Jesus and what does it mean, as a woman, to work in a Jesuit institution. Read more…, Watch video…