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09 October 2020

Psychosocial support sessions for women and girls are where survivors of abduction meet in peer groups to share their experiences, pour out their shared pain and find commonality in their plight.

09 October 2020

Auwalu shares his knowledge and expereince of reconciling and reintegrating young women who have been rejected by their families, because they had been abuducted by Boko Haram, with his colleageues, which has greatly increased social cohesion within the community.

09 October 2020

Ruqayya now helps women and girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram to heal, which in turn helps her to heal the pains from her own expereince.

01 October 2020

To mark International Day of Non-Violence, peacebuilding organisation International Alert presents a series of short films shedding light on violence faced by marginalised communities in Tunisia – almost 10 years after the revolution.

Four days of violence film still showing young man sitting on a wall
30 September 2020

Young people in Tunisia are calling on their communities to stand up against violence in a series of short films shedding light on the violence faced by marginalised communities in Tunisia – still rife almost 10 years after the revolution.

29 September 2020

International Alert is deeply concerned about the latest military escalation between Armenians and Azerbaijanis over Nagorny Karabakh, the largest confrontation since 1994.

Participants in the 'Creating space for peace' project in Lebanon
29 September 2020

International Alert has identified 7 strengths that unify its work to de-escalate conflict and build lasting peace.

People clean shattered glass following the Beirut Port explosion in Lebanon in August 2020
11 September 2020

A month after the Beirut blast, a people-centred recovery is key to peaceful change.

04 September 2020

To mark 2020's International Day of Peace, International Alert hosted a webinar with some of our peacebuilding leaders to discuss the intersection between the response to COVID-19 and conflict.

27 August 2020

Supporting cooperatives and helping to build diverse off-farm entrepreneurship skills so that women and youth increase their opportunities to make a living, keep their families safe and allow for more inclusive and sustainable development within communities.

27 August 2020

Attending gender equity dialogue sessions were a turning point in Karoli’s life. He gradually built confidence in himself and realised the need to be respectful and a team player, not only to manage family affairs but play a part in supporting the community around him.

People wearing protective masks as a preventive measure against COVID-19 during a march in Ukraine
25 August 2020

A vibrant civil society is crucial in times of crisis, both for providing emergency services and building social cohesion while doing so, writes Inna Topal from International Alert in Ukraine.

17 August 2020

In Lebanon, there is a strong foundation for building sustainable peace through the volunteer groups and civic movements that have emerged over the past weeks and months of crisis.

10 August 2020

Conflict monitoring (Conflict Alert) and resource use management planning (RUMP) are among the core programming priorities of International Alert Philippines. The programme has contributed to the promotion of inclusive governance and evidence-based programming and policy-making in Mindanao, the Bangsamoro, and parts of Luzon in the last decade.

20 July 2020

Although violent extremism is frequently associated with misogyny and gender discrimination, research in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger shows these factors are not a prerogative of jihadism, but are deeply ingrained in the daily lives of women in the patriarchal societies of central Sahel.

Illustration of health professionals
03 July 2020

International Alert Tunisia launches an awareness campaign 'Health is a constitutional right: yes to an increase in the public health budget.'

30 June 2020

In Afghanistan, we have been supporting 24 recent graduate and early career female journalists as part of our ‘She Writes’ project.

30 June 2020

In Kyrgyzstan, we have been supporting an initiative to open public debate on the role of religion and democracy in the country.

30 June 2020

In Mali, we help improve trust and strengthen accountability among communities, local authorities and the security and defence forces.

25 June 2020

In post-civil war Nepal, the COVID-19 pandemic could reverse some of the gains made by the recent political settlement and federal system reforms.