• Provide public health insurance, Faith groups tell EAC States

    Kampala, Uganda (21 February 2018) – Faith and Cultural groups in East Africa want the Partner States to make national health insurance schemes widely accessible to their citizens. Led by Bishop Stephen Kaziimba and Sheikh Mohammad Waisswa, the leaders made these recommendations during the inaugural roundtable on health financing held in Kampala. The call for […]

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  • Maintaining Momentum: Webinar on ICFP 2018 Faith Community Involvement

    The faith community has realized impressive achievements in promoting family planning services and information since it met at the 2016 International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP). Please, join Faith to Action Network and Christian Connections for International Health on March 13th, 2018, for a discussion on the way forward and how to prepare for ICFP […]

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  • Toward Prosperity: The Role of Women and Men in Building a Flourishing World Civilization

    The Baha’i Community has made significant contributions on the global arena’s process of empowering women and creating a world of equality between the genders. The community issued a powerful statement as a follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, […]

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  • On The 2017 International Day Of The Girl Child, Girls Not Brides Ghana Calls For Greater Efforts To End Child Marriage

    As the world marks the 2017 International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October under the theme “empowering girls: before, during and after crisis”, Girls Not Brides Ghana is calling for the government to step up investments to end child marriage in Ghana. Mrs Aba Oppong, the Chairperson of Girls Not Brides Ghana, said […]

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  • CALL FOR FAITH INPUTS to 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR)

    CALL FOR FAITH INPUTS to 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR) An independent group of scientists (IGS), supported by a task team of six UN-system agencies is receiving inputs to the 2019 Global Sustainable Development Report (GSDR). The report is mandated by the United Nations’ Member States in the outcome document of the 2012 Rio […]

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  • Philippines taps into FBOs to reduce deaths of young women

    Quezon City, Philippines – July 22, 2017 The Luzon region of Philippines is set to experience lower maternal mortality rates that were previously characteristic among young women blow 24 years of age. This is after religious leaders in the region began promoting family planning within and outside the faith spaces. Speaking at the conclusion of […]

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  • Work with us, Canon Kaiso tells development partners

    Canon Grace Kaiso has called on development partners to empower faith communities into using their spaces and institutions to promote family planning. The chairperson of Faith to Action Network said on this on July 11, 2017 while addressing the Family Planning Summit in London, UK. He was accompanied by Prof Ahmed Ragab and Peter Munene, […]

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  • Protecting Rights: The role of Faith-Based Organizations in Enabling Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    Peter Munene, Faith to Action Network’s CEO, on 4th April 2017 represented the Network in a panel during a formal side event to the 50th Session of the Commission on Population and Development 2017 in New york. The World Council of Churches and ACT Alliance organized the side event in cooperation with the United Nations […]

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  • Kilifi teenage pregnancy rate alarming, study shows

    A report on teenage pregnancy commissioned by Faith to Action Network, the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (Supkem) and Kilifi County government shows that one out of four teenage girls in the area is either pregnant or a mother. The report points at retrogressive cultural practices and poverty as the main catalysts to early marriages […]

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  • Faith to Action Network report reveals alarming state of teenage pregnancies in Kilifi

    A qualitative research study on teenage pregnancy commissioned by Faith to Action Network together with the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM) and Kilifi County government has revealed that an estimate of one out of four teenage girls in the Kilifi is either pregnant or a mother. These findings were revealed during a validation and […]

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