Development Agencies Must Work To Find Common Language When Engaging Faith-Based Groups

Devex: Beyond ‘human rights’: Finding the right language to engage communities of faith
“Global development professionals may have to think harder about the language they use when engaging with faith-based groups and faith communities around the world. … There is growing consensus among development institutions that boosting economic growth and tackling poverty can’t be accomplished without partnerships with the world’s religious communities and faith-based organizations. Successful partnerships between faith-based groups and big development donors prove that such collaboration works — even around faith-sensitive issues…” (Tyson, 7/14).

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