COVID-19 and the measures undertaken to control the outbreak have had multiple impacts on the lives of women and girls, not least the risk of exposure to increased levels of different forms of gender-based violence.
The purpose of the study was to review the National Strategy and National Action Plan for gender equality in Kyrgyzstan to see how to address the needs of women and girls from religious communities.
This study is part of a participatory, citizen-driven approach to support the right of young people to education, and improving and reforming public educational services.
This paper explores how COVID-19 has disrupted one of the foundation principles of peacebuilding practice: the basic need to bring people together face-to-face.
This report explores what peace education in schools looks like, its potential impact and how it might be realised in practice.
This newly edited report aims to raise awareness of the opportunities and prospects, but also the risks and challenges associated with the business and peacebuilding nexus.
Social media can enable political agency and social connection, but can also drive polarisation, hate speech and violence, so is vital to building peace.
In this briefing we argue that leveraging SDG 16 is imperative to salvaging the 2030 Agenda and avoiding far greater and more durable violent conflict.
This paper offers insights into some of the challenges to, and opportunities for, ensuring the effective implementation of the women, peace and security agenda.
This article explores why there is continued public support for the anti-drug war in the Philippines despite its failures, particularly from among those who are often victimised by violence.
This report provides an analysis that captures a snapshot of the time between October 2019 and February 2020 in Lebanon.
This note summarises the Conflict-Sensitivity and Social Stability Model developed by International Alert and tailored in partnership with Amel Association International’s (Amel) staff and programmes in Lebanon.
This report examines how expectations of gender roles contribute to the involvement of men and women in supporting violent extremism in the Sahel.
This report takes a critical look at the gender and power dynamics around forest management in Myanmar and shines a light on the role women play.
This briefing paper provides practical guidance to practitioners working to monitor programmes aimed at supporting protective factors to prevent violent extremism.
This briefing paper provides practical guidance to practitioners working to monitor National Action Plans on Preventing Violent Extremism.
Access to land is at the heart of inter-communal conflict in Mali. However, such tensions have been exploited over time.