• UJCC Taught Me Community Dialogues – Ozama Alex

    Yumbe, Uganda, 13 February 2020 (F2A)- The Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) and Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) has trained hundreds of young men and women whom it uses to promote interfaith relations and peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians in Yumbe district. One of those young men is Ozama Alex from Yumbe […]

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  • UJCC Promoted Peaceful Coexistence Through Our Dance Troupe – Majid

    Yumbe, Uganda, 13 February 2020 (F2A)- One of the ways in which the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) and Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) promote interfaith relations and peaceful coexistence between Muslim and Christian youths in Yumbe district is through music, dance and drama. Between July 2018 and October 2019, the two partners […]

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  • UJCC Changed My Life and Lives of My Colleagues

    Kululu, Uganda, 9 December 2019 (F2A): Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) and Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) promote interfaith relations and peaceful coexistence between Muslim and Christian youths in Yumbe district. Negative stereotypes, prejudice, and acrimony had characterised relations between Christian and Muslim youth. But relations between followers of the two faiths improved […]

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  • Dialogue: working together to drive progress post-2020

    Washington, D.C., USA, 21 January 2020 (F2A) – In collaboration with FP2020 and World Vision, Faith to Action Network hosted a dialogue on faith and family planning. Participants from faith actors, civil society, donor agencies and academia shared lessons and recommendations to strengthen the faith community’s engagement in family planning. They discussed opportunities for fostering […]

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  • Interfaith activists condemn violence against women and children

    Harare, Lilongwe, Lusaka, SADC, 10 December 2019 (F2A) – We have partnered with ACT Ubumbano and the country forums of ACT Alliance in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe to elevate faith voices in condemning violence against women and children. Every year the United Nations declares the period from November 25th, International Day for the Eradication of […]

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  • “They may be one” (John 17:22), “You may know one another” (Surah 49:13), faith leaders in Yumbe say

    Yumbe Town Council, Uganda; 4 December 2019 (F2A) – Since September 2018, local faith leaders work together closely in Uganda’s Yumbe district. Jointly, the offices of the district Khadhi, the Anglican and the Catholic churches have supported and engaged young people through interfaith sensitization, mentorship and guiding communities. They have organized community dialogues on peaceful […]

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    Full statement by faith actors at ICPD+25 Nairobi Summit

    Nairobi, KENYA; 13 November 2019 (F2A) – Below is the full statement presented by Faith actors during the Nairobi Summit on ICPD+25. STATEMENT OF COMMITMENTS OF FAITH ACTORS ATTENDING NAIROBI SUMMIT ON ICPD25 Your Excellencies, delegates and participants; We, representatives of Hindu, Muslim and Christian faiths that attended the Religious Actors Pre-Summit on ICPD25. We believe […]

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  • Islamic lectures on Human Rights and SRHR in Zimbabwe

    Harare, Zimbabwe, 3 December 2019 (F2A) – Fatima Zahra Women’s Organisation was granted the opportunity to give lectures on Sexual Reproductive Health and Human Rights, during the International Islamic Crash Course starting on December 3rd, 2019. The lecture guide of the course included topics derived from three new interfaith briefs on sexual reproductive health and […]

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  • Uganda Churches use Scriptures to end FGM

    Nairobi, KENYA; 31 August 2019 (Lorna Andisi) – The Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC), its member churches (Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox) and the Inter-religious Council of Uganda are working to eradicate FGM through their religious leaders. “Uganda has a rich legal and policy framework that promotes gender equity however, the implementation is poor. We prioritize […]

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  • Youth play together, dance together and work together, in Kululu sub-county, West Nile

    Kululu, Uganda 2 December 2019 (F2A) – Since September 2018, Uganda Joint Christian Council and Muslim Centre for Justice and Law have promoted collaboration between youth of different faith, using an interfaith approach in Kululu sub-county. They have reached 5,106 young men and 3,851 young women aged 10 to 24 years directly and 26,871 young […]

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