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For over thirty years we have built a global network of feminist ministers, activists, scholars and allies to further causes of justice for women in religious contexts. Learn more >

We are so delighted to have you with us.

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"Birth of a Refugee"

December 4, 2017 at 7:30 PM ET

with Janet Bohren

December WATERmeditation

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December WATERtalk

Medieval feminist monasticism?

Did it exist and can it be relevant today?

with Teresa Forcades

December 6, 2017 at 12PM ET

NEW TIME (for this month only)

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What We've Read in 2017

Check out what the staff at WATER have read this year!

Hint, these books would make great holiday gifts.

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Who We Are

WATER is a global network, an educational and spiritual space, a center for dialogue on feminism, faith, and justice. We connect activists, religious leaders, students, scholars, and allies who are using feminist religious values to create social change.

Founded in 1983 by Mary E. Hunt and Diann L. Neu, we have been empowering women to address structural violence for over thirty years — making WATER one of the oldest feminist religious non-profit organizations in the world.

The WATER community needs you to work toward inclusive theologies and rituals, to bring about social change, and to collaborate across many differences. Join us and sign up for WATER emails (2-3 a month)!

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