• 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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  • Interfaith declaration in support of family health and wellbeing, Sud Kivu

    Bukavu, DRC, 26 November 2019 (F2A) –  This Thursday, five faith institutions of Sud Kivu have signed a groundbreaking declaration in support of family health and wellbeing. The declaration states: “We recall that human dignity is rooted in our sacred texts. We are ‘created in God’s image’, according to the Bible (Genesis 1, 26-27), and […]

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  • Rev Dr Mwaniki reads faith statement at ICPD25 Nairobi Summit

    ICPD+25: faith actors pledge to address three zeros

    Nairobi, KENYA; 14 November 2019 – Development stakeholders in the faith sector have renewed commitments to work with governments and other partners to eliminate maternal deaths and gender-based violence in communities. Through a written statement, faith actors attending the Nairobi Summit to celebrate 25 years since the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD+25), said […]

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  • Kenya’s cabinet approves policy for youth development

    Nairobi, KENYA; 21 November 2019 (F2A) – A meeting of Kenya’s Cabinet Secretaries has approved a new policy to guide government and stakeholders in implementing programs for youth development in the country. Known as the Kenya Youth Development Policy 2019, the policy aims “to mainstream youth issues in all sectors of national development, on both […]

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  • YWCA concludes World Council with call to nurture women leadership

    Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA; 22 November 2019 (F2A) – Newly elected officials of a globally renowned women’s movement have pledged commitment to increasingly develop the leadership capacities of women at the community level. The new board officials said they are committed to regenerate the worldwide movement, by specifically addressing the challenges faced by women in providing […]

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