Kōrero: Gender inequalities

First woman Anglican bishop

First woman Anglican bishop

New Zealand's Anglican Church first allowed the ordination of women in 1977, and consecrated its first female bishop in 1990. Penny Jamieson, shown here during the ceremony, was the first woman Anglican diocesan bishop in the world. A diocesan bishop is one with responsibility for a geographic area.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 1990

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Anne Else, 'Gender inequalities - Religion', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/28665/first-woman-anglican-bishop (accessed 10 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Anne Else, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Jun 2018