Inspiring women choosing to challenge

CMS staff share stories of women who are making marks in mission in their contexts.


To mark International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating 200 years of sending women in mission. We’ve brought together a collection of amazing women in mission for you to read and hear about, so you can be inspired to act and pray.

Portrait shot of Cathy Ross

Naomi Rose Steinberg interviews Dr Cathy Ross, leading missiologist and head of CMS pioneer training in Oxford.

A woman of principle

Portrait photo of Ann-Marie Wilson

Ann-Marie Wilson founded 28 Too Many, an anti-FGM charity. Read about how she’s forging change in the most difficult environments.

Challenging cultural norms

Entrepreneur and CMS local partner Rachel is helping people to overcome poverty with creative business methods.

Mission is… video

Spiritual motherhood and nurturing gifts… mission partner Bev Richardson shares her heart.

Nurturing women of God

Helen Kisakye’s dance instruction brings human rights into focus for children in Uganda.

Dancing for our rights

Nevedita Jeevabalan’s call is to help disadvantaged, voiceless and traumatised children in Sri Lanka, and to equip others to do the same.

Overcoming the unspeakable

Ordinand Katy Partridge started ETC, a yearly conference to encourage women in training for ordination.

The freedom to fall

Lucy Ochieng of CMS-Africa discusses some of the ways African women are marginalised and how CMS-Africa is lifting them up.

A new chapter

Uruguay had the highest suicide rate in Latin America. Local partner Mechi Tarragona is pioneering a new mental health centre to combat it.

Mental health mission

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