Religion Resources

ARDA Religion Resources

  • Compare Nations: Compare your nation and up to seven other countries on a host of different features including adherents, religious freedom, socio-economic characteristics and public opinion on issues related to religion. Click here to compare nations.
  • International Maps: Quickly observe global and regional differences on subjects from religious freedom to fertility rates using this innovative mapping program. Click here to view maps.
  • National Profiles: Receive detailed data by country on religious adherents, religious freedom, demographics and a host of other social measures. Click here to explore a country.
  • Religion Dictionary: The Association of Religion Data Archives offers a comprehensive dictionary with explanations of religious terms, rituals and faith groups. Click here to begin searching the dictionary.

Other Religion Resources

  • Islam, Muslims and Journalism. Guidelines for media: A guide designed to assist journalists at European level regarding news coverage related to Muslim communities. An initiative of Fundación Al Fanar, it  has been co-financed by the IEMed within the framework of theObservatorio de la Islamofobia en los Medios project, and by the European Union’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020, within the Stop-Islamophobia project.

Also available in Spanish: Islam, personas musulmanas y periodismo. Una guía para medios de comunicación

Other Resources for Journalists

  • Reporting on violence against women and girls: a handbook for journalists: This publication by UNESCO offers recommendations on ten thematic areas, including childmarriage, the so colled ‘honor’ crimes, forced marriages, migrants smuggling,v iolence against women in conflicts, cyberbullying and online harassment of women journalists, female genital mutilation.