- Baha’is believe in the power of prayer and you’ll find Baha’is and their friends, throughout the world, getting together to pray. This is often referred to as a ‘devotional gathering’ or ‘devotional meeting’, and they happen in diverse settings, whether in cities or villages.
On the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Australian Baha’i, Dr. Melanie Lotfali shares her perspective, informed by her work, study and experience in psychology, sociology and education, on the prevention of men’s violence against women.
The UN’s Day of the Elimination of Violence Against Women falls every year on November 25th and marks the beginning of 16 days of activism to end men’s violence against women.
You may also wish to check out Our Watch, an Australian organisation that embeds gender equality and prevents violence where Australians live, learn, work and socialise.
Learn about the Baha’i International Community’s focus work on the equality of women and men. And if you’re interested in learning more about the program of education that Melanie refers to, contact your local Baha’i community.
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