2017 marks the fourth year of CBM’s She Matters Campaign which seeks to highlight global gender inequity. Past years have focused on girl education, microcredit for women entrepreneurs, and empowering female leaders. She Matters 4 Canada will focus on issues facing Indigenous women in Canada. CBM has invited singer/songwriter and Indigenous Leader Cheryl Bear
Brand new this year is the advocacy element of the She Matters campaign – doing something more with your church. Sign and send a letter to the Canadian Prime Minister urging the government to strengthen its existing support for global girls’ education. Take a picture with our #CBMSheMatters hashtag and post it on Facebook,
Cheryl Bear an award winning musician, author and theologian has partnered with CBM this year to bring focus to the issues of indigenous women in Northern BC Canada. Cheryl is a band councillor of the Nadleh Whut’en community in Northern BC. In June, Cheryl’s Ontario tour visited Ottawa, Lakefield, Mississauga and Toronto.
She Matters 3 is the next step in CBM’s campaign for gender equity, to educate, equip and empower some of the world’s most marginalized girls and women. They have the potential to be the greatest influencers for change in their families and communities, but are most often denied the chance to develop their gifts and
Through this year’s campaign, you can support enhanced learning and leadership opportunities to empower women leaders who inspire, encourage and help others to develop to their God-given potential. Funds and awareness raised in this year’s campaign will support important initiatives such as: Offering theological education scholarships to female church leaders in the
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She Matters Too is the next step in CBM’s campaign for gender equity, to educate, equip and empower girls and women who have the potential to be the greatest influencers for change in their families and communities. To-date, nearly 80 Canadian Baptist churches across the country have joined She Matters Too and over
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