As the international community joins hands to stop the threat of the Ebola virus, Bahati Jacques of Africa Faith and Justice Network, a Catholic advocacy organization based in Washington DC, would like to also shine... READ MORE
The Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration (CALAR), initiated by the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN), was launched on Africa’s Liberation Day on May 25, 2020 to mobilize Africans on the continent and in the diaspora in order to claim their rights and dignity and protect their heritage and resources against those whose actions continue to exploit Africa, and subjects Africans at home and abroad to all forms of indignities. Sign the Declaration, Pray for African Renewal, and watch the kickoff event video here.
AFJN’s work include educating and tackling the different forms of injustice. Read about the different ways we are empowering women to fight injustice in the communities through the Women’s Empowerment Project. AFJN also has delved deeper into systemic injustice within the U.S. and abroad and the new movement sparked by George Floyd’s death. AFJN advocated for release of prisoners with minor offenses in the D R Congo and to uphold the Constitution. Read more here.
AFJN’s Women’s Empowerment Project continues to be making strides in Uganda, Nigeria, and Ghana amid COVID-19. The sisters have taken to the airwaves talking about human trafficking, domestic violence and other issues relevant to their communitties amid the pandemic. They have also hosted several online workshops including several for youth. To learn more click here.
AFJN continues in the fight against corruption by educating and advocating for increased transparency and accountability. Members of the community are being emboldened to stop paying bribes and demand integrity in their schools, businesses, communities, and governments. Learn more here.
AFJN has many projects going on to see some of the projects that we are focusing on at this time click here.
Though it is widely recognized today that land grabs are dispossessing and impoverishing rural communities across the globe, the World Bank is unwilling to change its approach. On the contrary, it is working... READ MORE
Barthelemy Bazemo Throughout history, there have been cases of outbreak of infectious diseases that have claimed thousands and in some cases millions of lives, such as the bubonic plaque that swept across Europe... READ MORE
A tragedy is happening in Africa before our eyes. The ongoing massive lease of Africa’s most fertile land as a development approach risks the well-being of millions of people throughout Africa, especially traditional... READ MORE
(WASHINGTON, D.C. August 6, 2014) – The Africa Faith & Justice Network (AFJN) and TASSC (Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition) International call on the United States government to make Good Governance and... READ MORE