BLIA is a faith-based organization of monastic and lay Buddhists, and an NGO under the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. Work done by BLIA include promoting education and raising gender equality, providing medical services and emergency relief, and supporting environmental sustainability. The association emphasizes long-term assistance, especially regarding education and basic health services for women and children.
|Categories||Beliefs & practices, Congregations, education, Faith leaders, Gender & sexuality, Poverty & welfare, Society & culture|
|Locations||Caribbean/West Indies, East Asia, Global, North America, South America, Southeast Asia, Southern Asia, United States of America|