Nigeria currently has 13.2 million out-of-school children, according to Nigeria’s education board. Also, child labor has remained an issue throughout the country despite the Child Rights Act that was signed into law by... 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.
EVENT I: Foreign Policy, Security, Democracy and Human Rights WHERE: Room SR-385 in the Russell Senate Office Building DATE & TIME: Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 1:30 – 4:30 pm CLICK HERE TO... READ MORE
Nine organizations and 103 individuals signed the letter to the Hon. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of South Africa demanding a decisive response to the recurring attacks against foreign nationals living in South Africa. Click... READ MORE
On October 3, 2019, South African Embassy in Washington DC warmly welcomed a delegation from Advocacy Network for Africa (AdNA) comprising of civil society organizations in the Washington Metro Area with interest in... READ MORE
A statement issued by Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SABC) Justice and Peace Commission on September 12, 2019 denounced the epidemic of violence against women, and “expressed outraged by the high levels of... READ MORE