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Restoring Dignity: A Toolkit For Religious Communities to End Violence Against Women, is available now in 3 languages.

In English. In Bosnian. In Spanish! You can download the toolkits in pdf form, to download click: here.

945915_473390602754453_794434692_nThe toolkit offers the tools to carry out awareness, prevention and advocacy programs to help bring an end to violence against women. The toolkit outlines an overview of violence against women and its different forms, and then it connects violence against women to other pressing global problems, including HIV/AIDS, poverty, war and conflict.

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Third Global Interfaith Youth Network E- NEWSLETTER!

We are delighted to introduce to you our third Religions for Peace GIYN E- newsletter. CLICK HERE and read reports from six regions around the world highlighting inspiring stories and activities from each region. In this edition of the newsletter, you’ll find news from RfP GIYN newest national Interfaith Youth Network in Myanmar actively building relationships across religions and ethnicities, RfP Africa Interfaith Youth Network (AIYN) supporting peaceful elections in Sierra Leone and Kenya and a thought proving opinion piece from RfP USA Associate Director Aaron Stauffer tackling the issue of Islamophobia in the United States, as well as news from Europe and South America.

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The Religions for Peace GIYN Newsletter is published on a quarterly basis and features stories from our national, regional and global interfaith youth networks and affiliates,  as well as personal stories, organizational updates and interfaith news.The newsletter functions as an information sharing platform to communicate more effectively among religious youth leaders at local, national, regional and international levels.

Religions for Peace GIYN E-newsletter.

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EIYN needs your donation

Religions for Peace, European Interfaith Youth Network (RfP, EIYN)  is a Non-for Profit network of organizations which exists only thanks to the generous support from private donors and foundations. As a young but very active and developing network, this year we specially need your support. We celebrate this year 5th anniversary of establishing our network. We planned then special interfaith  youth encounter to take place later this year,  and other activities for our “Restoring Dignity” campaign against the violence against women and in the disarmament field. Without your support we will not be able to acomplishe this plan. Please support our network’s development, even a small donation will be very important for us.

You can make donations to European Interfaith Youth Network via PayPal, by clicking on this image:

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EIYN at Civil Society Forum and International Conference on “Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapon” , in Oslo – a personal account.

Nuclear weapons. Are they still a problem we could really face? More than 60 years after the end of World War II? Isn’t that issue out of date and definitely out of fashion? Is there anything to talk about? These questions could distinctly be heard at the ICAN Civil Society Forum and International Conference on “Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapon” which took place in Oslo, Norway, March 2-5, 2013. EIYN actively took part in this event. Read below a personal account of the conference by EIYN’s representative to this event –  young religious leader – Rafał Socha, from Poland.

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Interreligious youth launch “Restoring Dignity, Religious Youth Say “NO” To Violence Against Women” campaign in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

EIYN’s member organization – youth group of Interreligious Council in Bosnia and Herzegovina “All Together” launched, in partnership with Religions for Peace Global Interfaith Youth Network, first initiative of youth “Restoring Dignity” campaign in Europe!  The event took place on February 25, 2013, in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H).

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100 people took part in all-day long event that included:  training course for youth, promotion of Bosnian edition of “Restoring Dignity” toolkit, and panel discussion with speakers from largest religious institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Continue reading