• 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…


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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…


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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…


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  • Interfaith Brief on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    Southern Africa Faith Leaders Support Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for All In sub-Saharan Africa it is estimated that 39% of girls are married before their 18th birthday, while…


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  • Reimagining Partnerships, Power, and Prophetic Voices for SRHR and Economic Justice

    Religious actors, in their diversity from formal leadership to education and health systems, continue to hold power and presence, and reach spaces where the state and public might not, including as health service providers. Consequently, they are well placed to the whole…


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  • Unpacking the Barriers to use of Family Planning

    Faith to Action Network together with the consortium partners are implementing “Delivering Equitable and Sustainable Increases in Family Planning” (DESIP) project conducted an assessment to identify the key factors that limit the uptake of Family Planning in Marsabit County in Kenya. Interesting analogies emanated…


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  • DESIP Bulletin 5

    Faith Leaders Championing For Family Planning in DESIP Supported Counties in Kenya

    Family Planning is a central pillar of Kenya’s Reproductive Health programme and the wider national health priority as outlined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Health Act 2017, Kenya Health Sector Strategic & Investment Plan (KHSSP) 2013-17, Kenya Vision 2030 and Kenya…


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  • Support for the Covid-19 temporary TRIPS waiver

    The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect in countries already affected by development challenges and humanitarian crises, and it is hitting the furthest behind – those who have no prospect of getting a first vaccine dose anytime soon – the hardest. This global…


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  • DESIP Bulletin 5

    Family Planning Commodity Secure:Counties Delivering Sustainble Services

    Family Planning is a central pillar of Kenya’s Reproductive Health programme and the wider national health priority as outlined in the Constitution of Kenya 2010, Health Act 2017, Kenya Health Sector Strategic & Investment Plan (KHSSP) 2013-17, Kenya Vision 2030 and Kenya…


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  • Faith to Action Network Annual Report 2019/2021

    Dear members, partners, donors, staff and steering council members, 2020 represented almost a decade since Faith to Action Network was established. Thanks to generous donors, we have grown financially, and this has enabled us to grow geographically,…


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