Strengthening Evidence-Based Faith Engagement

Full and appropriate engagement of the capacities of faith actors in the achievement of humanitarian and development goals through effective partnerships with public sector and secular entities, as well as among religious groups themselves.

What We Do

Start here to learn more about the evidence on the role of faith actors in humanitarian and development work.

New to Religion & Development?

Start here to learn about the role of faith actors in humanitarian and development work.

Learn More About the JLI Learning Hubs

JLI convenes multisector hubs to increase the evidence of faith engagement, policy and practice.

Research & Knowledge Partnerships

JLI works with organizations worldwide to build evidence and serve as a knowledge partner.

The JLI Fair and Equitable Initiative

We support the continued struggle to change narratives and pursue anti-racism.

SPOTLIGHT

The 2022 State of the Evidence in Religions and Development Report

This flagship report from the JLI summarizes the evidence on religious activities in development in relation to health, the environment, gender, migration, peace and conflict, and violence against children.

Reviewing research from authors around the world, this report helps you to quickly identify useful and trust-worthy evidence when considering the roles of religions in development.

Evidence Library

Latest Resources

Integration of religious beliefs and faith-based resources in domestic violence services to migrant and ethnic minority communities: A scoping review
Beliefs, Brains and Breaking Chains: How Education on “Living Together” can Promote Freedom of Religion or Belief in Lebanon amid rising Populist Narratives
A Social Norms Analysis of Religious Drivers of Child Marriage
Strengthening Faith-Sensitive MHPSS for Children on the Move
The Interfaith Rainforest Initiative:a Focus on Women’s Roles
Interfaith Action to Protect Global Rainforests: What do we know about gender as a force and factor for change?
The Interfaith Rainforest Initiative: Exploring with a gender lens

Recent News

May 9 Reading Group: Faith sensitive protection from violence against women and girls in humanitarian and forced migration contexts
May 9 Reading Group: Faith sensitive protection from violence against women and girls in humanitarian and forced migration contexts
FPCC Mind-Heart Dialogue Training of Trainers in Latin America and the Caribbean
FPCC Mind-Heart Dialogue Training of Trainers in Latin America and the Caribbean
FPCC Regional Forum with Faith Actors of Latin America and the Caribbean
FPCC Regional Forum with Faith Actors of Latin America and the Caribbean

Upcoming Events

Climate-Responsible Banking: A Moral Imperative towards Children, 2nd Anniversary webinar

Climate-Responsible Banking: A Moral Imperative towards Children, 2nd Anniversary webinar

2024-07-03