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University of Leeds Call for Contributors: The Routledge Handbook of Religion, Gender and Society

Editors: Emma Tomalin and Caroline Starkey The University of Leeds is looking for contributors to a new and exciting handbook on the topic of Religion, Gender and Society. Underpinning the volume, is an awareness that it is impossible for scholars, activists and policy makers to understand and explain ...

SEREDA (Sexual and Gender-base violence in the refugee crisis: from displacement to arrival) research opportunity

SEREDA (Sexual and Gender-based violence in the refugee crisis: from displacement to arrival) is a major new international research initiative led by University of Birmingham’s Institute for Research Into Superdiversity (IRiS) in partnership with Bilkent University, Uppsala University and University of Melbourne. ...

Religion is blamed for violence against women. We are Christian and Muslim leaders who fight it – Together.

From JLI Board Members: Episcopal Relief & Development, President & CEO, Rob Radtke and Islamic Relief USA, President, Anwar Khan Opinion in Newsweek Read about religious leaders role in ending sexual and gender-based violence "Despite the #MeToo movement, sexual and gender-based violence is ...

Request for Proposals: SVRI and WBG 2019 Development Marketplace Award for Innovation in the Prevention and Response to GBV

The SVRI and the World Bank Group are requesting proposals for innovative research and interventions or related activities that will contribute to the prevention of and improved response to gender-based violence in low and middle income countries. This year the call for proposals also includes a specific window ...

PaRD Launches 3 Platforms at Mid-term Meeting

JLI was privileged to attend the PaRD mid-term meeting. See agenda here PaRD announced the launch of three new platforms: Health, Gender Equality and Religion and Sustaining Peace.

Faith and Feminism Working Group CSW 61 Statements

In preparation for CSW 61, the Faith and Feminism Working Group submits a statement on feminist faith actors pivotal role to play in the economic and social development of their communities. Without recognizing and effectively partnering with feminist faith-based actors, the Sustainable Development Goals cannot ...

Islamic Relief on Reducing Instances of FGM/C

Reducing instances of FGM/C February 6, 2015 Millions of girls are subjected to female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) every year, but efforts are being made to end the harmful practice. The cultural practice is usually carried out on young girls, but women may undergo it too. Islamic Relief’s office in ...

Webinar: Faith leaders speak out on gender-based violence

      Faith leaders speak out on gender-based violence Wednesday 11th February 2015 12-1pm UK time (GMT) Click here to see your time zone Members of the We Will Speak Out coalition and global faith leaders will be online for one hour to discuss how to mobilise churches in ending sexual ...
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An international collaboration on evidence for faith actors’ activities, contributions, and challenges to achieving humanitarian and development goals. Founded in 2012, JLI came together with a single shared conviction: there is an urgent need to build our collective understanding, through evidence, of faith actors in humanitarianism and development.