• COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – UGANDA

    The people of Yumbe district in Uganda are predominantly Muslim (76%) with a large Christian minority (24%). Yumbe and the entirety of the West Nile region was severely affected by both phases of the Ugandan civil war, through from 1979 to 2000, with various armed groups recruiting their combatants from the region. With the official […]

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  • COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – SOUTH SUDAN

    South Sudanese religious actors have legitimacy and play important peacebuilding roles, but have limited influence. Nonetheless, Christians are divided into small churches established along ethnic lines, and there is ethnic-line voting in the election of bishops (USIP, 2019). To a certain extent, religious affiliation correlates to ethnic identification and geographical roots. This is compounded by […]

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  • COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – KENYA

    Kilifi County is home to Christians, Muslims and adherents of African Traditional Religions, primarily from the Mijikenda communities. The Kaya elders are custodians of cultural practices, beliefs, traditions and knowledge linked to and practiced by the Mijikenda communities. Over recent years, intergenerational tensions and conflicts have emerged as many of the younger generation have embraced […]

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  • COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – EGYPT

    Sectarian violence in Egypt ranges from coordinated terror attacks to mob assaults, usually directed towards Coptic Christians and Sufis. Violence can break out in response to inter-sectarian romances, attempts by Christians to build or renovate churches, or property disputes. The Islamic State has claimed at least 10 terror attacks on religious minorities in Egypt. This […]

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  • COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY – BURUNDI

    Religious leaders are influential figures in Burundi and can play instrumental roles in promoting social cohesion in a context where the risk of ethnic polarisation is high. Fault lines in political power, economic wealth and ethnicity reinforce one another. While some faith leaders remain closely allied to the ruling regime and the main faith organisations […]

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  • Masithethe!(Let’s talk!) – Advocacy for SRHR in SADC Region

                                                Faith to Action Network in partnership with ACT Ubumbano and Brot für die Welt are working together to promote interfaith and intergenerational partnerships for young and older generations to jointly create change on […]

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  • The role of faith, spirituality, and religion in gender equality

                                    Faith to Action Network has joined hands with its member Ibrahimia Media Center (IMC) and its partners World YWCA, Equality Now, YWCA Kenya, YWCA Palestine and YWCA South Sudan to launch our common Young Women for Awareness, Agency, Advocacy […]

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  • Interfaith Grassroots Peacebuilding: Promoting Peaceful Coexistence in West Nile, Uganda. Case Study Series No. 6

    This case study uses the concept of grassroots peacebuilding to assess the impact of interfaith peacebuilding activities in the Yumbe District in the West Nile Region, which the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) and the Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) implemented from September 2018 to December 2019. The study assesses the impact by […]

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  • Interfaith Peacebuilding at the Lower Strata: Building Resilience in Juba, Bor, and Yei in South Sudan: CRID Case Study 5

    This case study explores the impacts of interfaith peacebuilding activities in South Sudan that the Evangelical Alliance of South Sudan (EASS) and Pan-African Christian Women Alliance (PACWA) implemented in Juba, Yei, and Bor. It assesses the impacts by exploring three themes that emerge from analysis of secondary and primary evidence, namely, changing individual perceptions towards […]

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  • Interfaith Peacebuilding from Below in Burundi: Building Everyday Peace in the Lower Strata:CRID Case Study Series 4

    This case study uses the bottom-up peacebuilding approach and the concept of everyday peace to assess the impact of interfaith peacebuilding activities in Burundi, which the Conseil Inter-Confessionnel du Burundi (CICB) implemented in Bujumbura Mairie, Bujumbura Rural, Muyinga, and Rumonge provinces. The study assesses the impact by exploring two themes: the transformation of group relations […]

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