Must have better routines for the prevention of sexual harassment

The Norwegian Ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Development promise to tighten controls of development organizations’ routines to prevent sexual abuse, exploitation and harassment.

“A quantum leap for human rights education on freedom of religion or belief”

- Film and media shape public opinion and can mobilize action to build a culture of freedom of religion or belief, said Dr. Dwayne Menezes, co-founder of Think Film Impact Production when the FORB Learning Platform was launched at the UN this week.

Giving hope through education

There are many girls who do not attend school in Ethiopia. Youth With A Mission Skien, Norway is working to bring change to this problem. Through their efforts 4500 children are now receiving a primary school education – and half of the students are girls.

Film about Christian persecution in Pakistan

Stefanus Alliance International, an organization working to help persecuted Christians, recently came out with a film that gives needed insight into the situation of Christians in Pakistan.

Peace committees stop looting in Southeast Nepal

In just a few years the number of lootings in Southeast Nepal has decreased by 60 percent. This year will see levels decrease by half from last year’s levels. All of this has happened using non-violent means.

40 participants from 4 countries

All partner organizations in the Digni fellowship are invited to participate in a Network meeting every second year. Now the time has come for Latin America.

Party leaders on development policy

Do you want to know which political party will best help the world’s poor? We’ve done some work to gather information for you.

750 000 beneficiaries in Digni-projects

Statistics from 2016 shows that Digni-funded projects reached approximately 750 000 direct beneficiaries and 5,8 million indirect beneficiaries in 2016.

Jørn Lemvik steps down

Because of health problems, Jørn Lemvik is no longer able to continue as the Secretary General of Digni.

Church important for fighting poverty

80 percent of the world’s population considers religion an important part of life – because of this, churches are major agents in international aid work, according to the Danish campaign ‘Global Diaconia.’

Will keep an eye on where the money goes

Digni has a new controller who will focus on anticorruption measures.

Transforming the idea of masculinity

–How do you change people’s perceptions about masculinity to stop male dominance and GBV? Prabu Deepan from the British based organisation TearFund tells that the religious communities are the main key to transformation.