Father, bring change to the attitudes and practices of those within Ethiopian culture who tolerate and enable violence against women. Bring healing to the 19 percent of Ethiopian women who report physical harm by a partner. Many of the women need medical care for their injuries.
God, heal the hearts of women in the North Caucasus who have experienced violence and of Russian women who have lost faith in loving family relationships.
We pray, Lord, for women and children in France as domestic violence has risen greatly during lock-down. “Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
We pray, Lord, for men and women in Poland who are addicted to alcohol. Heal their souls so they will not abuse their spouses or neglect their children.
Lord, we pray for Paraguayan women suffering from all types of violence. May your people aid them in escaping violence and being set free through your Word.
Lord, please bring repentance and healing to those whose broken hearts cause them to harm others in Romania. May your transforming love flow in them so they can learn to love others.
God, protect girls in Zimbabwe from abuse and rape perpetrated by relatives. When abuse occurs, may family members not be silent in hopes of “protecting the family name” but instead consider it their duty to guard, love and value these children.
Stress, poverty, lockdowns and unemployment have contributed to increased rape and violence against women in Uruguay. Lord, help people to find healthy ways of relieving stress and to choose working together to solve their problems.
In Portugal, Lord, 67% of young people think dating violence is acceptable. May they be taught what real love is and learn to respect one another.
Father, we pray for the healing of Korean family relationships in which violence in the home has caused families to break down, children to run away and the next generation to repeat this behavior.
Lord, comfort the grieving families who are suffering the loss of a daughter or son due to sex and labor trafficking.
God, give wisdom to the seven Indonesian ministries that are ready to fight against human trafficking and to follow the U.N.’s global compact on migration to protect migrant workers overseas.
Father, 6 in 10 indigenous women in Canada report being physically or sexually assaulted. We pray for changes in cultural mindsets, practices and laws that will help these women live without fearing violence.
Please pray that Cambodian Christians would not fight among themselves, especially on Facebook. Lord, this tarnishes our witness! Bring unity to the church so that we can bring the hope and love of Jesus to unbelievers
God, may legal authorities in India understand and enforce their sex-trafficking laws, punish offenders and reject bribes.