• 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.  

  • Working Together for Young Adolescents in West Pokot County, Kenya

                                    West Pokot County is located along Kenya’s Western boundary with Uganda and covers an area of approximately 9,169.4 km2. It is mainly inhabited by the Pokot community with the majority ascribing to Christianity as

  • Palestine: Making Safe Spaces for Young Couples

    Women’s rights and gender equality are one of our main focus areas as a network. This work is implemented across different contexts, including our work in Palestine. According to a UN context analysis, over 40% of the population in Palestine lives below the poverty level. About 54% of people do

  • Transforming Perceptions and Attitudes through Inter-Faith Dialogues

    Interfaith dialogue is being used more frequently to promote peace and resolve disputes. Discussions can affect people’s perceptions of “the other”, thus defusing tensions between the parties and ultimately transforming unfavorable preconceptions and attitudes, making it a transformative peacebuilding technique. In the words of the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy, the

  • Let’s Talk About Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    Faith leaders and organizations have a significant influence on the norms, attitudes, and beliefs of African society. Faith leaders ought to provide a welcoming environment where young people’s issues about sexual and reproductive health (SRH) are acknowledged in order to better safeguard adolescents from the vices of teenage pregnancies, Sexually

  • Family Planning: Faith Leaders Leaving No One Behind

    With an emphasis on women, people with disabilities (PWD), and teenagers in hard-to-reach locations, Faith to Action Network and the Marsabit County administration in Kenya have expanded access to family planning and other health services. Marsabit County is a melting pot of different cultures and religious backgrounds, and community members

  • COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY (CRID): Faith to Action Network Narrative

    COMMUNITIES RICHER IN DIVERSITY (CRID) is a project initiated by a consortium of faith organisations namely: Faith to Action Network (F2A) African Council of Religious Leaders-Religions for Peace (ACRL-rfp), All African Conference of Churches (AACC) that are coordinated by the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA).   The ultimate