Thank you to all of you who wrote to your MP, asking them to sign a letter to the Foreign Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities highlighting the double vulnerability of Christian women around the world because of their faith and gender. This is part of our ongoing See.Change. campaign. Today the letter was sent, signed by 48 MPs and backed by a further 13 who contacted the Ministers directly! Please pray that this will result in real and significant change for our persecuted sisters.
Tara in India was rejected in her own home when she became a Christian
In the letter to Dominic Raab MP (Foreign Secretary) and Elizabeth Truss MP (Minister for Women and Equalities), we call on the UK government to respond to the issue of gender-specific religious persecution through the implementation of three recommendations:
Amazingly, on top of the 48 MPs who added their signature to the letter, a further 13 unable to sign it due to parliamentary protocol contacted the Ministers directly, adding further backing to the campaign. All in all, this is a fantastic response – thank you for taking the time to contact your MP for your persecuted sisters.
Now that the letter is with Ministers, will you join us in praying for impact? Please pray:
Liz Saville Roberts
Sir George Howarth
Mary Kelly Foy
Here is a list of MPs who were unable to sign the letter but took alternative steps to raise the issue of gender-specific religious persecution with the Foreign Secretary and Minister for Women and Equalities:
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