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We are so delighted to have you with us. 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.
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February WATERritual

"Embraced by Brigit:

February 18, 2016, 7:30 PM ET

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A Breath of Spring"

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monthly contemplative prayer

"Welcome to Brigit's Forge!"

February 8, 2016 at 7:30 PM ET

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with Phoebe Knopf


with Joanna Brooks

Wednesday, February 10, 2016, @ 1 PM

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Mormon Feminism:

The Forty Years Ahead

The Forty Years We Celebrate,

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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)!


In the News


Book Review

Joan Chittister: Her Journey from Certainty to Faith By Tom…
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In Memory of Her: Anne Hope

Anne Hope, South African feminist and founder of Training for Transformation, passed away on December 26, 2015.

In Memory of Her: Fatema Mernissi

WATER colleague Diana Pierce offers a personal remembrance of Fatema Mernissi, pioneering scholar in Middle Eastern women's studies and Islamic feminism.