Gender Equality

Malala Yousafzai

Prayer for the Voices of Women and Girls

A prayer that uplifts the voices of women and girls who are speaking out for solidarity around the globe and remembers the voices that are still silenced.

Women's History Month 2019 Calendar

Use this calendar to celebrate Women's History Month. Each day of the month, learn about a different woman's experience in her work to make the world a more just place. Then use the daily prayer and...

CST and Female Genital Mutilation

Fact Sheet & Handout
This fact sheet provides background information on female genital mutilation and identifies voices of women and men working to end this practice. Faith in action steps and discussion questions are...

CST and Those Without Choices

This resource identifies three circumstances where those who are suffering face difficult choices. Reflection questions, faith in action, and a prayer are included.  

Child Marriage Quiz

This short 11-question quiz on child marriage is a useful activity to open up a discussion on this important topic.  

Child Marriage

Fact Sheet & Handout
This fact sheet defines child marriage, looks at its implications for human flourishing, and provides discussion questions rooted in Catholic social tradition. An accompanying quiz on child...

CST and the SDGs

This collection of reflections connects themes of Catholic social thought with the Sustainable Development Goals, addressing topics such as gender equality, climate action, poverty, and...

A Wrinkle in Time

Film Discussion Guide
This film is an adaptation of Madeline L’Engle’s timeless children’s novel that touches on the themes of friendship, self-acceptance, love, and loss. A synopsis, discussion questions, and...
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One Woman’s Courage to Break the Silence Surrounding Violence against Women

Creative Voice
This interview with Catherine Teresa Harris, One Woman’s Courage to Break the Silence Surrounding Violence against Women, provides moving first-person testimony from a brave woman who has been on a...
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Light a Candle

This reflection, accompanied by music from Mary Louise Bringle and Lori True, holds up the light and power that women bring to our world. To view the reflection, click here:...
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Women in Solidarity for the Common Good

The reflection on Women in Solidarity for the Common Good explores how values of Catholic social teaching are reflected in recent women’s joint efforts to create a more just culture for all women,...
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Women in our Midst: Promoting the Right to Dignity, Truth, and Justice

This litany celebrates courageous women who are defending the human rights of the oppressed in countries around the world (March 24 is the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning...