Anglican Overseas Aid is an overseas relief and development agency of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our work is inspired by the gospel of Christ, with a vision for a peaceful, just and sustainable world for all
US President Barack Obama has announced expanded air strikes against Isis in Iraq and Syria.
The World Council of Churches (WCC) has asked the United Nations Human Rights Council to support displaced minority groups in Northern Iraq.
Recent tensions have surfaced in Lesotho, with the President, Tom Thabane, fleeing to South Africa in fear of his life following an apparent military coup.
Our office is now temporarily closed for renovations until 22 September.
Women who have fled fighting in South Sudan to live in camps on UN bases risk harassment and sexual attack whenever they leave their tents.
The global trade in slavery is at epidemic levels. An estimated 12-27 million people worldwide are enslaved into forced labour and sexual exploitation.
To combat this, Anglicans, Roman Catholics and Muslims have joined forces in an Australian-inspired effort to eradicate this terrible trade...
The new Anglican Primate of Australia and the Archbishop of Canterbury have called for Australia to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians persecuted by ISIS militants, and have launched an appeal for people displaced by the current violence.