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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 […]

October 14, 2022

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. […]

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 September 2018 to December 2019. The study assesses the impact by […]

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May 12, 2022

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 analysis of secondary and primary evidence, namely, changing individual perceptions towards […]

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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 the impact by exploring two themes: the transformation of group relations […]

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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 Health Policy 2014- 2030. The government is committed to realizing Universal Health Coverage […]

DESIP Bulletin 5

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February 8, 2022

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 main aim was to promote interfaith collaborative activities as a mechanism […]

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January 3, 2022

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 commonalities and differences between the various religious groups. Such interactions enhance […]

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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 economic transformation (Agbiji and Swart, 2015). Existing evidence shows that faith […]

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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 , ACT Ubumbano, ACT Alliance and We Will Speak Out, initiated conversations on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) within faith […]

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August 12, 2021

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