Meet Faith to Action Network Member :Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL)
Who is ELCJHL? The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land (ELCJHL) was founded in the late 1800s with a mission to embody Christ’s love by promoting justice, reconciliation, and love. ELCJHL has presence in six locations spread across Ramallah, Beit Sahour, Beit Jala, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and Amman,
EIFDDA Named the Jordan Awards’ First Place Winner for World Interfaith Harmony Week.
Faith to Action Network would like to congratulate our member, Ethiopia Interfaith Forum for Development Dialogue and Action (EIFDDA) for being awarded the first prize winner of the HM King Abdullah II of Jordan Awards for @World Interfaith Harmony Week 2023, the official UN observance in the 1st week of February.
Promoting Positive Masculinities in Egypt
Young males in Egypt still have unequal perceptions of gender roles, many of which are shaped by religious teachings and interpretations of the Bible. Roushdy& Sieverding, (2015) in a panel survey of young people in Egypt found that some young men feel that they are entitled to rule the home
Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 In West Shewa Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
On March 8, 2023, the world observed International Women’s Day (IWD), a day set aside to recognize the social, economic, cultural, and political accomplishments of women. The International Women’s Day (IWD) is observed annually to recognize the accomplishments of women, to increase awareness of gender inequality, to challenge it, and
Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health among Adolescents in Zimbabwe
Access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) information and services is critical for young girls and boys. Age-appropriate sexuality education, also referred to as family life education, life skills education, protective health education, among others empower adolescents and youth to take control of their sexual and reproductive health and make
Increasing Young People’s Social Understanding of Religious Diversity
Kilifi County is located along the Kenyan coast, north of the city of Mombasa. The county is home to Kaya elders from the Mijikenda community. The Kaya elders’ preference for upholding their traditional religious practices makes them unique. However, Kilifi County has gained notoriety for the murder of elderly
Male Champions Bringing Change in Leparua Community, Isiolo County
“Customarily in Leparua community, women leave their spouses at home and attend educational forums and seminars where they learn about family planning (FP). They would then refrain from sharing what they learnt with their husbands.” This statement was shared by the men in Leparua community on a recent visit by
The Ecological Approach Towards Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB)
In Indonesia, Muhammadiyah promotes inter-religious collaboration by responding to climate change. Climate change has many faces in Indonesia. Indonesians living in Sumatra and Kalimantan know it through increased rainfalls which have increased the risks of flooding. People
An Islamic Perspective on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
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
Fatayat NU Women Promoting Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB)
Faith to Action Network promotes women’s engagement in the understanding of religious doctrine and scripture by partnering with faith actors and faith-based organizations (FBOs). This is due to the idea that, depending on how they are used and interpreted, some religious viewpoints and texts contribute to the liberation of women.