Playing for peace in Nigeria: Sport offers respite for girls and boys affected by violent conflict
Why young Syrians choose to fight: Vulnerability to recruitment by violent extremist groups
Abdullahi, a victim of insurgency, used to be afraid of former Boko Haram captives, but has learnt to accept them and is urging others to do so.
A dialogue group facilitated by Alert is setting an example for how companies, communities and local governments can prevent conflicts.
"In the midst of the current sectarian, tribal and social divides in Syria, peace has become a need for me – it is a principle and a value," says activist Mona.