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