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Faith and Development in Focus: Senegal
Senegal is often recognized for its unique religious landscape, notably marked by four main Sufi confréries (orders), and its long commitment to interfaith peace and dialogue. Senegal’s religious communities, which have ...
Policy Brief: Education and Vulnerability - The Case of the Talibés in Senegal
For years, Senegal has drawn attention for the many talibés (children who attend Qur’anic schools) in the streets who ask for money and sugar. This issue brief explores the controversies surrounding Qur’anic schools in ...
Modernizing Islamic Education: The Cases of Bangladesh and Senegal
Islamic education systems are the subject of mounting attention, prominent on various development and foreign policy agendas. Discussions are often driven primarily by security concerns. There is, however, growing recognition ...
Policy Brief: The Religious Landscape of Senegal: An Overview
Religious communities and institutions have wide influence in Senegal, playing complex and dynamic roles in many sectors, notably education, agricultural production, and family health. There are, however, significant gaps ...