AFJN Celebrates the 1-Year Anniversary of CALAR’s Declaration with a YouTube Video

On May 25, 2021, at 2:00 am ET (US and Canada; 9:00 am Kenya) the Africa Faith and Justice Network premiered a video sponsored by the Coalition for Africa’s Liberation and Restoration in honor of the 1-Year Anniversary of CALAR’s … Continued

AFJN Sends Letter to Senate in Support of the Establishment of the Senate Human Rights Commission

March 17, 2021 Re: Establishing the Senate Human Rights Commission Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Republican Leader McConnell, Senator Menendez, Senator Risch, Senator Klobuchar, and Senator Blunt, We, the undersigned Catholic Religious Organizations, members of the Africa Faith and Justice Network … Continued

AFJN featured in America Magazine on gender based violence work in Nigeria

On August 3, 2020, the work of the Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) in Nigeria was featured in America Magazine. In the article “The Catholic Church’s fight against gender-based violence in Nigeria” Patrick Egwu talks about the increased need for the government’s declaration of a state of emergency due to the protests following the rape and murder of a 22-year old student. The article features the work of AFJN to educate the local population, especially the youth via online workshops and radio programs. Egwu noted that this was made possible by funds covering the costs of the workshops and to pay for data for the youth.

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