In What's New, Women's Initiatives

Gathering honest and critical thinking by women and men of faith and human rights actors, the new Women, Faith, and Human Rights report from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Church of Sweden has the following goals:

  • To contribute to a broader and deeper understanding of the relation between faith and human rights, particularly around issues of SRHR [sexual and reproductive health and rights] and population dynamics.
  • To challenge the notion that there per definition is a conflict between faith and human rights in general and women’s rights in particular.
  • To make the positions of faith-based women in leadership visible and to convey their experiences and views to UN missions and UN agencies.
  • To inspire women in leadership to build networks that add an important voice to the global women’s movement engaged in active UN advocacy around gender equality and women and girls’ rights.

Download the full-color Women, Faith, and Human Rights report here >>

feature image: “Chalking the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 2015” by University of Essex is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

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