South Asia Area

World Federation of Methodist and Uniting Church Women

Affiliated Units

India Church of South India (CNI)
Church of North India (CNI)
Methodist Church in India
Myanmar Methodist Church of Myanmar (Lower Myanmar)
Pakistan Women’s Synodical Church of Pakistan
Sri Lanka Methodist Church of Sri Lanka

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Prayer Diary for the Global Online Event

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The World President has invited members of the World Executive to join her in prayer each 26th day of the month between now and August. By choosing the 26th day we shall link this time of prayer with our monthly practice of using the Federation prayer. Please take some time…

South Asia Area Zoom Meeting – 29 December 2020

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The World Secretary Mataiva and I met with leaders of the South Asia Area this morning via zoom. Evelyn Mercylin, the newly appointed Area President for the South Asia Area, had invited Unit leaders, two Senior Friends and one of their Helen Kim Memorial Scholars to meet for fellowship and…

World Federation Day Study Program 2020

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The 2020 World Federation Day Study Program is now available to download from our website. This program is designed to be used as close as possible to October 26th – Federation Constitution Founding Day.

Thursdays in Black ambassadors: “We must enable and promote safe spaces for all”

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World Council of Churches (WCC) ambassadors of the Thursdays in Black campaign are standing behind a joint statement that urges both awareness and protection from the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and gender-based violence. “As countries respond to COVID-19 with necessary restrictions on movements and activities, more people are calling violence…

MU MU THAN / MARGARETTE

Area President

South Asia Area

[Myanmar]
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My Story

Mu Mu Than / Margarette, was educated at St. John’s Girls’ Convent of Yangon in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Later, she took on the specialty of medical-social works, gaining extensive experience of more than two decades at the General Hospital’s HIV/VD and Skin Specialist Department of the Public Health Wing. Her career brought her in to the Civil Society as Manager of the Red Cross HIV/AIDS Program under the Australian funding, where she adhered to the Fundamental Principles of Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Universality and Voluntary Service, later taking on Women-related Health and Social Sectors of the Millennium Development Goals. Her 15 years’ campaigning experience, ranging from the Survivor-Victim Assistance to Risk Education of Land Mines and Cluster Munitions in country have resulted in her representation in many International Conferences. Having been raised in a staunch religious background of an Ecumenical nature, she was the consecrated Delegate from the Lower Myanmar Methodist Denomination, when she first joined WFMUCW’s World Assembly 2005 in Je-ju, the Republic of Korea. Her whole-hearted involvement and motivated leadership resulted in her election as the Vice and currently, the President of South Asian 5 countries.

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February 20, 2021

Prayer Diary for the Global Online Event

The World President has invited members of the World Executive to join her in prayer each 26th day of the month between now and August. By choosing the 26th day we shall link this time of prayer with our monthly practice of using the Federation prayer. Please take some time…
East Asia AreaEurope: Britain and Ireland AreaEurope: Continental AreaLatin America AreaNorth America AreaSouth Asia AreaSouth Pacific AreaSouthern and East Africa AreaWest Africa Area
April 23, 2020

Thursdays in Black ambassadors: “We must enable and promote safe spaces for all”

World Council of Churches (WCC) ambassadors of the Thursdays in Black campaign are standing behind a joint statement that urges both awareness and protection from the “dual pandemics” of COVID-19 and gender-based violence. “As countries respond to COVID-19 with necessary restrictions on movements and activities, more people are calling violence…
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April 9, 2020

Maundy Thursday in Black

We are told to stay at home and stay safe. But for some that feels impossible. Some women, some children, men even, Face another risk during this pandemic. They fear the person who Lives with them. In that secret upper room, Celebrating Passover freedom with his friends, Jesus knelt like…
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October 11, 2019

Thursdays in Black Ambassadors

The World Council of Churches has produced a series of interviews with Thursdays in Black ambassadors highlighting those who are playing a vital role in increasing the impact of our collective call for a world without rape and violence. Alison Judd is the world president for the World Federation of…
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July 28, 2019

Thursdays in Black

Bishop Rosemarie Wenner who is Geneva Secretary for the World Methodist Council, supports the Thursdays in Black campaign. She has sent a link which invites us to contribute to a “Waterfall of Solidarity and Resistance” https://www.oikoumene.org/en/press-centre/news/contribute-to-a-thursdays-in-black-global-exhibit-waterfall-of-solidarity-and-resistance