• Conflict analysis and mediation: strengthening faith leaders’ capacity in Eastern Africa

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (6 October 2018) – Faith to Action Network facilitated sessions of a conflict analysis and mediation workshop hosted by the…


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  • The Caravan: a strategy to educate Muslim religious leaders and communities on family planning

    The Caravan is a faith-based initiative to stimulate social norm change among faith leaders and their institutions and communities. A multidisciplinary team of experts travels, as in a caravan, to different areas to…


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  • Prof Ragab at CPD 2018

    UNITED NATIONS: Toward significant participation of Global South Faith Organizations at UNCPD and other forums, Lessons and Recommendations

    NEW YORK, APRIL 14, 2018 (F2A) – The Population Commission was established by the Economic and Social Council in its resolution 3 (III) of 3 October 1946. In its resolution 49/128 of 19 December 1994,…


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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…


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  • National Conference on family planning – Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Faith to Action Network in collaboration with Union of Muslim Councils for East, Central and Southern Africa (UMC) mid last year (July 2016) held a follow up event to the International Conference on Family Planning in Nusa Dua, Indonesia where participants committed to holding advocacy activities on family planning and reproductive health. As parts of fulfilling its commitments UMC planned a briefing meeting on the outcome of the Faith preconference and discussions on the role of religious leaders in implementation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Family Planning National Multispectral Strategic Plan (2014-2020) among others. Among the attendees were senior religious leaders, government, diplomats, media and UN representatives. The religious leaders in attendance noted that the meeting was the first of its kind to be held with different religions and denominations present. This event attracted substantial media coverage and mentions.


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  • Kenya Muslim leaders hosts a national conference on child spacing

    Kenya Muslim Youth Development Organization (KMYDO), a Network member of Faith to Action Network, on the 6th December 2016, hosted a National Muslim Leaders Conference on Child Spacing held in Nairobi Kenya. The conference brought together more than 60 Muslim leaders from Nakuru, Mombasa,…


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  • Partnership discussions and courtesy visit to Al-Azhar University 24-26 October 2016, Cairo, and Egypt

    Faith to Action Network, Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims (SUPKEM), and Pwani University in October 2016 conducted a courtesy visit and partnership discussions with Al-Azhar University. The visit was made by a delegation of six to identify opportunities for partnership in programming, resource mobilisation and technical areas to address misconceptions (medical or scriptural) held by Imams, Kadhis and congregations on family planning and other contemporary issues in various African Countries. The team discussed ways for collaboration with Al-Azhar University and the need to repeat the Caravan experience carried out at the Kenyan Coast in August 2015, along with some clarifications with regards to religious aspects. Prof. Dr. Hamed Abu Taleb informed the delegation that after the Caravan in Kenyan Coast, he had briefed the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and written to Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Egyptian Ambassador in Kenya with regards to the fellowships for Kenyan Ulama. The Chairman of Al-Azhar University agreed to collaboration with AL-Azhar and recommended that the delegates prepare a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that have since been signed by the organisations.


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  • 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…


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