• Having Faith in Family Planning, Global Health Now

    That’s the basic agenda for the preachers, mullahs, monks, priests and rabbis gathered from around the globe at the 2016 International Conference for Family Planning. The faith leaders’ collective mission is to deliver a consensus statement supporting family planning in time for the closing ceremony on Thursday. Among those who

  • God and condoms: perspectives on family planning and faith, Key Correspondents: Reporting for Action on HIV

    The subject of contraception is a hot topic in faith communities, which made for some exciting discussions at the recent International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia (24-28 January). Representatives of faith-based groups and religious leaders came together at a pre-conference event, to share best practice in faith-based family planning

  • Family planning: women and young people need access and choice, Key Correspondents: Reporting for Action on HIV

    The International Conference on Family Planning in Indonesia ended yesterday (28 January) with pledges from governments, development partners, young people, faith-based organisations and civil society groups to promote easy access to family planning services and products.

  • Faith and Family Planning: A Q&A with Sheikh Mangala Luaba, Global Health Now

    At the International Conference on Family Planning 2016, GHN’s Maryalice Yakutchik conducts a Q&A with Sheikh Mangala Luaba, Grand Mufti, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Chairman, Union of Muslim Councils for East, Central and Southern Africa. NUSA DUA, INDONESIA— Regally statuesque in his long black robe and gold hat, Sheikh

  • SRHR Mapping Study Validation Meeting

    Faith to Action Network in partnership with Muhammadiyah (Indonesia) and Ojus Medical Institute (India), on 23rd January 2016 hosted a validation meeting for a research study aimed at mapping out SRHR approaches by FBOs at Hotel Santika Siligita, Nusa Dua – Bali, indonesia. The participants discussed the preliminary findings of

  • Faith to Action Network featured on The Guardian

    As men of faith, we share a deeply held conviction that all families – regardless of their religious beliefs – are entitled to lead healthy lives free from suffering and deprivation. But, tragically, an absence of basic family planning services deprives millions of people of this fundamental right every year.

  • Child-spacing in Islamic Context, a Caravan at Kenya’s Coast

    Faith to Action Network in partnership with the Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM), a team of religious and medical experts from AL-Azhar University and the County Governments of Kilifi, Lamu & Mombasa, on 22-30th August 2015, conducted a successful caravan on child-spacing in Islamic context. The caravan widely addressed

  • Asian Faith-based Organisation

    Faith to Action Network is undertaking its second mapping exercise of faith-based responses to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The planned study will focus entirely on Asia. We therefore calling on all members and friends of Faith to Action Network to help us spread the word! Kindly disseminate the

  • Faith Community Wellbeing Project Launched

    Peter Munene, Faith to Action Network, International Programme Coordinator presenting a speech during the Launch of the project, 14th October 2014 Machakos, Kenya 14th OCTOBER, MACHAKOS, KENYA.[/caption] The official launch of Faith for Community Wellbeing Project that seeks to Increase community based maternal and newborn child healthcare services for women

  • SRHR and Young People

    In November 2013, Faith to Action Network carried out a training for religious leaders and faith organisations within Faith to Action Network Members to build the capacity and skills of faith & religious leaders to provide information and knowledge on SRHR to young people. We are happy to present an