We urge the Commission to recognise that faith can drive positive transformation for recognition of the dignity of all persons in our communities and acknowledge the role played by numerous FBOs in terms of protection, inclusion, advocacy and empowerment of rural women and girls. As FBOs, we have a long record of engagement with UN mechanisms such as the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and have contributed since its inception to strengthen the CSW agenda in our areas of influence, interacting with multiple stakeholders and ensuring that the protection of women’s rights is put at the centre of our actions.
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B.C. Dodge and Mordant went live! This time from the Interaction Forum of 2017 at the Walter E. Reed Convention Center in Washington D.C. They had the pleasure of sitting down with Princess, the Program Manager for a new initiative called the Togetherness Project. It got its start in January of this year.
During his speech at the 2012 National Prayer Breakfast, President Barak Obama cited Islamic Relief as one of the faith-based organizations helping bring hope… Continue reading...