25 November marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, kicking off a whole 16 days of action against gender violence. The fantastic White Ribbon Campaign steps up its activities during this time to get more men involved in taking responsibility to end violence against women. Take action, sign up, and find out more at the campaign’s UK website, or check out their Facebook page.
As a Led Zeppelin fan I’m not sure whether I want to laugh or cry (or both) at this clip of Tim Hawkins singing an Immigrant Song/Shout To The Lord mashup:
How much do cats actually kill? “Too damn much,” according to this handy infographic/comic based on research from the University of Georgia and National Geographic. Apparently the total body count each year murderous cats in the US create a body count of around 2,912,000,000. In our terms, that’s 41 per cent of the world’s population.
And finally, US blogger and author Rachel Held Evans was as disappointed as I was with the outcome of the General Synod vote on women bishops. She linked back to her helpful ‘Mutuality 2012’ series of posts, which explores the role of women, leadership, and what the Bible says about it all.