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Community dialogues – Masculinities, Faith and Peace: Muslim version

Promoting respectful relationships, equitable communities, child spacing and social cohesion

2021 Available in English

Front cover of publication - showing man, woman and child
Front cover of publication - showing man, woman and child

From: Changing gender norms: Masculinities, Faith and Peace

Masculinities, Faith, and Peace (MFP) addresses harmful social norms in mixed Muslim and Christian communities

This resource has been adapted for Gender Champions who have been trained using Tearfund’s Transforming Masculinities toolkit and are working with Muslim communities as part of the Masculinities, Faith and Peace (MFP) project.

It is based on the standard Transforming Masculinities set of community dialogues but includes new components on social cohesion and child spacing.

It is designed to be used in parallel with the Christian version which draws out similar messages from Christian holy texts.

The goal of MFP is to see a reduction in sexual and gender-based violence, an increase in the healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies, and improved inter-religious relationships.

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First time using the Transforming Masculinities manual?

We strongly recommend that you contact a Tearfund team member before implementing Transforming Masculinities for the first time. For support and guidance in the initial stages, please contact us at: [email protected]

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