|Lincoln Diocese Mothers Union
TRADE JUSTICE, DROP THE DEBT, MORE
AND BETTER AID
As a founding signatory of the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY
coalition, the Mothers’ Union is actively calling for urgent political
change in the areas of trade, debt and aid. Our policy demands are:
Fight to ensure poorer countries
are free to choose the best solutions to end poverty and protect
End export subsidies that damage
laws to prevent big business profiting at the expense of people and
DROP THE DEBT
AND BETTER AID
International donors must deliver
$50 billion more in aid each year and set out a timetable for providing
0.7% of national income for international aid.
needs to be made to work more effectively for the world’s poorest.
Members from the Diocese of Lincoln will be showing
they are passionate about tackling world poverty by
Visiting their local churches, schools and
youth groups to talk about the campaign and what the Mothers'
Union do to help tackle these issues.
Encouraging their friends to make their feelings
felt by joining them in various activities.
RESOURCES FOR YOU
The Mothers' Union have produced a wealth of resources
for you to use. Follow the links to download the Mothers' Union MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY
Plan gives you ideas to use in personal and corporate worship,
to make your voice heard by governments, God and your community.
Our Policy Demands
detailing what the Mothers' Union want governments to do to
Our Worship Resources
to help you develop services and prayer meetings to suit all age
A selection of alternative Bible
Readings for the Global Week of Action on Trade Justice which
can also be used at any other time you are concentrating on tackling
poverty through this campaign.
Our Biblical study notes on Advocacy
and Faith to stimulate discussion groups as to why as Christians
we should take action to tackle poverty. This includes a draft 5
minute talk you can use to introduce the campaign to any group you
Our study notes on Poverty,
Inequality and Justice showing why and how Jesus teaches us
Development Goals - and statistics showing the world's failure
to achieve them!
statistics and information on why
the Mothers’ Union is a founding signatory of the MAKEPOVERTYHISTORY
String Game is a great way to introduce any group to the issues
of poverty in developing countries.
Learn more about the breadth of work done by the Mothers'
Union in Lincoln Diocese.
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