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India Mapping Study

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 […]

March 17, 2018

Indonesia Mapping Study

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 […]

State of African Women: Right by Her Report

KENYA, Mombasa, March-11, 2018 – Whilst there are already comprehensive mechanisms in place that document the current status of ratification and domestication of the Maputo Protocol and the Maputo Plan of Action, few explore the pathways through which rights are operationalized in practice through laws, policies, administration, budgets and programs. Apart from a few well […]

March 16, 2018

Kilifi Teenage pregnancy report

The research, on which this report is based, was meant to investigate the root causes, experiences and policy and related responses to the problem of teenage pregnancies in Kilifi County. Teenage pregnancies affect one in every four girls within the county making it the worst county in the country. Commissioned by the Faith to Action […]

March 12, 2018

Statement By Faith and Cultural Leaders to the 1st EAC Round Table on Investing in Health

Kampala, Uganda (21 February 2018) – We, the faith and cultural leaders from the EAC Partner States,under the auspices of Faith to Action Network, have joined the EAC Heads of State Summit on Investment in Health of 2018 to deliberate on the major public health transformations fueled by changing human-animal environmental interactions, population dynamics and […]

February 28, 2018

Toward Prosperity: The Role of Women and Men in Building a Flourishing World Civilization

The Baha’i Community has made significant contributions on the global arena’s process of empowering women and creating a world of equality between the genders. The community issued a powerful statement as a follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, […]

November 1, 2017

Advancing sexual reproductive health and rights through faith-based approaches: A mapping study

Faith to Action Network Secretariat with the support from the ministry of foreign affairs of the Netherlands conducted a study (Mixed methods design; with a follow-up qualitative phase after the quantitative study) to generate evidence on FBOs involvement in SRHR advocacy, policy influencing and programming. The findings of this mapping highlight on great opportunities but […]

September 22, 2017

Faith at ICFP 2016

For the first time ever a Faith Pre-conference will precede the International Conference on Family Planning, held January 25th-28th 2016 in Nusa Dua, Indonesia. On January 24th-25th, faith leaders and representatives of faith-based organizations from many nations will meet to discuss best practices in faith-based involvement in family planning and how faith communities can advocate […]

August 15, 2017

Faith to Action Project Evaluation Report

Faith to Action Network towards the end of the October last year, successfully completed the 3.5 years Faith to Action Project, that had been implemented by the Network secretariat commissioned by consortia partners- (DSW) Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung; Consortium partners; Cordaid – Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development Aid; ACRL-RfP – African Council for Religious Leaders-Religions […]

April 25, 2017

Guide on Family Planning Advocacy through Faith Leaders

CCIH has released a collection of resources to help faith-based organizations advocate for family planning with the engagement of religious leaders. In cooperation with the Christian Health Associatiion of Kenya, the Churches Health Association of Zambia and the Ecumenical Pharmaceutical Network, CCIH developed a step-by-step guide to help organizations train religious leaders to advocate for […]


March 13, 2017

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 […]


December 5, 2016

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 […]

Realizing the Faith Dividend: Religion, Gender, Peace and Security in Agenda 2030

This report focuses on the role of religious actors, and religious considerations in the SDG agenda, particularly as they pertain to gender equality, peaceful coexistence and security considerations. The perspectives, ideas and initiatives discussed in these pages bring together experiences and policy analysis shared from the different realities of Donors, UN agencies and Faith-Based NGOs. […]

Strategic Communication for Behaviour and Social Change in South Asia

This working paper presents a synthesis of the latest experiences in applying various communication approaches ranging from mass communication and entertainment education, interpersonal communication, participatory development communication, advocacy and social mobilisation that have been used in South Asia and elsewhere.

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October 7, 2016

Repositioning family planning: Guidelines for advocacy action

This toolkit aims to help those working in family planning across Africa to effectively advocate for renewed emphasis on family planning to enhance the visibility, availability, and quality of family planning services for increased contraceptive use and healthy timing and spacing of births, ultimately, improved quality of life across the region.

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