• Youth for Change, Sexual Reproductive Health, and Rights in Malawi

    Given their trusted and strong presence, there is tremendous potential for faith organizations to influence people’s choices on family health and wellbeing. However, some faith leaders and institutions do not always feel free to have honest and open discussions with adolescents and youth. In…


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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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  • Interfaith caravan on family planning and reproductive health

                                  Faith to Action Network  in collaboration with its founding members, Al-Azhar University’s International Islamic Centre for Population Studies and Research and Cordaid, the Catholic Organization for Relief and Development Aid, developed a facilitator’s guide on…


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  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) Women’s Month Activity: Dialogue Session

    On Friday, April 1, 2022, Faith to Action Network Partner, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) organized a dialogue session in commemoration of women’s history month. The dialogue session brought together approximately 50…


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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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  • Faith to Action Network 2021 Annual Convention Interfaith Statement on Human Dignity, Diversity and Inclusion

    56 faith organisations from 26 countries, convened in Nairobi, Kenya, from December 7th to 9th, 2021 to imagine a shared future of flourishing harmonious communities, where everybody, regardless of religion, gender, age, culture, ethnicity, race, ability or…


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  • Religion and family planning in muslim contexts

    The produced by Berkley Center in Georgetown University focuses on a series of short narratives about family planning programs in six very different Muslim majority countries: Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Iran, Morocco, and Senegal. They were selected to reflect a range of different circumstances and because there was an identifiable effort by government and other leaders to engage religious communities in each case." Download


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  • Women, Faith and Human Rights

    This is an overview of honest and critical thinking, by women and men of faith, and human rights actors, on the relationship between human rights and their respective faith traditions. Convened by UNFPA over a number of years, with support from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation and under the auspices of the Church of Sweden, these authors straddle the worlds of religious leadership and faith service, while also powerfully advocating for gender equality and human rights. This publication provides a glimpse into the arguments made by these contributors, who are from different countries and diverse faiths. Their views are described in language that seamlessly combines the principles of human rights with religious norms and interpretations. How they articulate the connection between faith and human rights proves to be both enlightening and thought provoking. Download


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