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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.
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.
International Alert’s discussion clubs on religion and democracy in Kyrgyzstan continued in October with the issue of real and imagined Islamophobia in Bishkek.
Increased dialogue between authorities, the civil socirty and governemt forces parties "is responsible for the reduction in crime and killings."
Encouraging youth in Democratic Republic of Congo to get involved in community activities, to provide them with an opportunity to earn a living, but perhaps more crucially, it ensures they are not manipulated into join rebel ranks.
This video provides an overview of our project in Lebanon to give Syrian refugees and Lebanese protection and employment assistance so as to mitigate conflict.
Respect for human rights needs to be at the heart of programmes that aim to prevent violent extremism (PVE).
The conflicting parties in the Nagorny Karabakh dispute need to better communicate with their own people about how piece can be achieved, if they are serious about resolving the dispute through political means.
The Nagorny Karabakh conflict has affected people across the region so deeply that it has become a key part of their identity, according to a recent study by the peacebuilding organisation International Alert.