IAFN: Calendar of Dates for Prayer and Action

A resource to help us pray for families and family relationships, and for the dignity, safety, well-being and sense of belonging for every individual.


Universal Birth Registration

A name and nationality is every child’s right, enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of the Child and other international treaties. Nevertheless, the births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five have never been registered. IAFN considers that birth registration is a Gospel issue since under-registration marginalises millions of children and adults, excluding them from the benefits and protection of citizenship. IAFN is therefore promoting the role of churches in raising awareness and helping families to overcome obstacles to birth registration.

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Ending Violence Against Children

Children should grow up happy, healthy, educated, loved and protected. But every year a billion children experience some form of violence against them. It doesn’t need to be this way. Follow this link for ideas and resources.


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