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The inclusion of women’s voices and the protection of their rights should be a key component of the Afghanistan peace negotiations.
Various international partners invited emerging community leaders from all regions of Mindanao to apply for the 2019 Mindanao Young Leaders Programme.
International Alert is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Banfield as its new Director of Programmes. She will join Alert from April 2019.
Majority of the youth who will vote in the February 6 Bangsamoro plebiscite will allow six Lanao del Norte towns and 67 North Cotabato barangays to be included in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM). This is according to a survey released by peacebuilding NGO International Alert Philippines.
A majority of the youth in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will vote 'Yes' to the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law, according to a survey released by International Alert in the Philippines.
In Myanmar, many mention gender when discussing politics, conflict and peace. This short animation to find out more about gender and why it matters to men.
The Global Peacebuilding Coalition, a new effort by the world’s leading peacebuilding and conflict resolution organisations, is pleased to announce Madeline Rose as its Director of Coalition Campaigns and Policy.
“I try to explain to the parishioners that an imam is not a person who only reads Namāz five times a day in the mosque and then goes home,” says Nematulla, the imam of Jalal-Abad province in Kyrgyzstan. That is why Nematulla is one of the 1,426 imams taking part in our project, ‘Constructive dialogues on religion and democracy’.
The Nobel Prize committee's focus on efforts to end the use of sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) as a weapon of war is highly significant and timely. But it is also important to highlight that SGBV, sexual exploitation and abuse does not only occur in conflict, nor does it end when conflict ceases.
British actor Pip Torrens has officially announced his support for the peacebuilding charity International Alert, at an exclusive night of peace and ice cream hosted by International Alert and Ben & Jerry’s.
Efforts to build peace in Myanmar should consider the role of masculine gender norms in conflict, according to experts at an International Alert event.
Patriarchal social norms, poverty and alcohol abuse are all to blame for the violence against women and girls in Tajikistan. So efforts to prevent such violence needs to tackle all those issues.
Join us for the global Orange the World: #HearMeToo campaign to share the voices of survivors and activists working to end violence against women and make sure their efforts to stop abuse are heard.
By fostering financial independence and giving families the tools to resolve their conflicts through discussion and understanding, we help Tajik women at risk of gender-based violence to be seen as valued members of society and be able to contribute to the family economically.