• Consultations on Women’s Rights and Christianity

    Faith to Action Network organised a 2-year consultation process with faith organisations from different backgrounds and context. The process was conducted in the following regions: Central, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Africa The #FaithActors4Justice consultation process invited faith actors to a safe space to learn and exchange ideas on how we can enable women and girls lead dignified lives according to Genesis 1: 27. The consultation aims at advancing women’s rights and upholding dignity for all as taught to us in Galatians 3; 26-28. Specifically, the consultation helps participants reflect and take concrete action in challenging gender discriminatory norms and practices within faith organizations. These consultations invited participants to reflect on the state of women’s rights and the role and responsibility of their faith organisation in supporting the advancement of women’s rights. By participating in the consultations, participants increased their knowledge on the following; Awareness of women’s rights in Africa and the need for faith communities to invest in them. How to draw from faith scriptures and teachings to promote African Women’s rights. How to undertake effective actions and steps to promote African women’s rights within faith communities and the larger society. How to support their organisations to commit and do more in promoting African women’s rights. How to mobilise themselves and their organisations to work collaboratively to present a unified faith voice to the agenda of upholding and promoting African women’s rights. In November 2022, we are organizing a physical pan-African conference bringing together selected delegates from each regional group. During this conference, participants discuss open questions, engage in challenging debates, and create organisational action plans.


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  • Dialogues on Women’s Rights and Islam

    Faith to Action Network recognizes that there are barriers that have contributed to the discrimination against women. One of the barriers is the misinterpretation of scripture; religious scriptures have been misused to justify discrimination, inequality, and violation of women’s rights. The other barrier to women enjoying rights is the mixing of culture and religious practices. In most communities, the boundaries between culture and religious practices are fluid and what is cultural is wrongly viewed as religious. This fluidity has been used to justify harmful practices deeming them as religious. To help provide clarity on the theological grounding and the practice of women’s rights in Islam, Faith to Action Network in collaboration with its founding members Al-Azhar University, Muhammadiyah, and Muslim organizations has organized a series of consultative dialogues that aim to create a safe space for Muslim faith actors to share perspectives and insights on Women’s Rights in Islam. So far, we have held 4 webinars on the topics: Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls, promoting women’s Rights to Bodily Integrity, Advancing women’s property rights and Promoting Gender Quality In Islam. Below are the YouTube Video Links to the Discussion: Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls Promoting women’s Rights to Bodily Integrity Advancing women’s property rights


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  • Interfaith Grassroots Peacebuilding: Promoting Peaceful Coexistence in West Nile, Uganda. Case Study Series No. 6

    This case study uses the concept of grassroots peacebuilding to assess the impact of interfaith peacebuilding activities in the Yumbe District in the West Nile Region, which the Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC) and the Muslim Centre for Justice and Law (MCJL) implemented from…


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  • Interfaith Peacebuilding at the Lower Strata: Building Resilience in Juba, Bor, and Yei in South Sudan: CRID Case Study 5

    This case study explores the impacts of interfaith peacebuilding activities in South Sudan that the Evangelical Alliance of South Sudan (EASS) and Pan-African Christian Women Alliance (PACWA) implemented in Juba, Yei, and Bor. It assesses the impacts by exploring three themes that emerge from…


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  • Interfaith Peacebuilding from Below in Burundi: Building Everyday Peace in the Lower Strata:CRID Case Study Series 4

    This case study uses the bottom-up peacebuilding approach and the concept of everyday peace to assess the impact of interfaith peacebuilding activities in Burundi, which the Conseil Inter-Confessionnel du Burundi (CICB) implemented in Bujumbura Mairie, Bujumbura Rural, Muyinga, and Rumonge provinces. The study assesses…


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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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  • Nurturing Peaceful Co-existence Through Interfaith Collaborations: CRID Case Study Series 3

    This paper documents lessons and impacts of interfaith interventions which the Communities Richer in Diversity (CRID) implemented in Kenya and Zanzibar respectively. The CRID projects basically intended to leverage the influence of religions, faith leaders, religious actors, and institutions in fostering peaceful coexistence. The…


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  • Shaping Youth Behaviour Through Interfaith Collaborations: CRID Case Study Series 2

    This paper argues that implementing interfaith activities between the youth of different religions, cultures, gender, and age contributes to peaceful coexistence. The paper asserts that increased interaction helps shape their attitudes and the intended behaviours because it increases their knowledge and understanding about the…


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  • Shaping Youth Behaviour Through Interfaith Collaborations: CRID Case Study Series 1

    Faith organisations play an important role in shaping youth behaviours and influencing their life choices. Faith leaders and their institutions wield immense power and opportunity to influence their followership. Indeed, religion remains a crucial component of people’s identities and contributes to moral, socio-political, and…


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  • Role of Religious actors in improving adolescent’s health by raising awareness on #SRHR

    Faith leaders should be ambassadors of peace through the practice of good deeds which would build the trust of their communities and thereby encourage greater reporting of SRHR issues Faith to Action Network…


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