Faith to Action Network promotes research and demonstration projects that generate evidence.

Evidence on faith-based interventions on family health and wellbeing, gender equality and women’s rights and pluralism is fragmentary. Such evidence is needed to convince faith institutions to take greater action.

Faith to Action Network collects and analyses data for learning and decision making, well as action research on specific questions to generate actionable information.

Faith to Action Network synthesizes and communicates research findings to other faith organizations, governments and donors with the aim to promote collaboration between the public and private sectors on delivery solutions

Faith to Action Network's recent research

  • Gender-Based Violence in its diverse forms has reached crisis proportions all over the world. Faith to Action Network , ACT Ubumbano, ACT Alliance and We Will Speak Out, co-created interfaith briefs on gender-based violence (GBV) to initiate conversations within faith institutions and communities. We wish to share these reports highlighting practical ways of how the

  • 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 Health Policy 2014- 2030. The government is committed to realizing Universal Health Coverage

  • A coalition of youth-serving organizations, feminist groups, SRHR professionals, and faith-based organization have contributed their own area of expertise to produce these case studies and synthesis briefs. They have worked with specific groups across the entire African continent: youth activists, journalists, faith leaders, women’s rights activists, first ladies, parliamentarians and policy makers to produce materials

  • Alternative narratives from an islamic perspective that support understanding, tolerance, respect and gender equality to counter extremism and radicalization. The narratives were developed under a project called Communities Richer in Diversity (CRID) which aims to enhance understanding, tolerance and respect for cultural and religious diversity among 24,400 youth at risk of radicalization, and to leverage

  • Alternative narratives from an islamic perspective that support understanding, tolerance, respect and gender equality to counter extremism and radicalization. The narratives were developed under a project called Communities Richer in Diversity (CRID) which aims to enhance understanding, tolerance and respect for cultural and religious diversity among 24,400 youth at risk of radicalization, and to leverage

  • Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) presented the findings of its State of African Women, a research developed in collaboration with Faith to Action Network. This comprehensive analysis of Africa’s legal framework shows that the realization of women’s and girls’ rights in Africa suffers from limited translation of policy frameworks into action plans, continuing legal loopholes regarding

  • KIT Gender together with Faith to Action Network and others has published a groundbreaking pan-African review of the current status of implementation of continental commitments on women’s rights. This report will help faith actors’ advocacy and awareness creation. 2018 marks the fifteenth anniversary of the Maputo Protocol, the Protocol to the African Charter on Human

  • Religious diversity has been a defining characteristic of India, where next to a Hindu majority, religions such as Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism have established their presence. This multiplicity of beliefs is reflected in India’s civil society space, where diverse faith-based actors have been operating. Against this backdrop the following study aimed to provide

  • Indonesia is a predominantly Muslim country where the followers of Islam make up nearly 90% of the entire population. The country has a vibrant civil society landscape which is to a great extent composed of faith-based organisations (FBOs), especially Muslim social welfare organisations that provide a wide range of services, including health and education. Faith