Defying fear: a Nepali woman’s dream to don the uniform

Mamta grew up fearing police officers. But once she connected with them, she discovered her dream of becoming one.

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Protected: Strengthening Social Cohesion Competencies

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Reel Truth: a new portrayal of LGBT characters in Nepal

Most media and advocacy campaigns on LGBT rights in Nepal highlight the problems, not the successes of LGBT people. Our local team is changing that.

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Reclaiming Identity: a Sri Lanka War Survivor’s Quest

To escape the horrors of war, Thanuja shed her identity. Now, she’s reclaiming it — and building a society that looks past ethnic differences.


Promoting Religious Freedom in Kyrgyzstan

Our Kyrgyzstan team is working with the judiciary and civil society organizations to improve religious freedom in the country.

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Maunt Youmt

Maunt Youmt Sai is a survivor of violent conflict in Myanmar. Inspired by the work of the local Search team, she is committed to building a more unified, more prosperous Myanmar.

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Feeding Others: How a Kyrgyz Student is Countering Radicalization to Violent Extremism in his Rural Community

“I am a patriot of my country,” says Maisalbek, who is in his final year studying journalism at a local university in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. For generations, his family has lived in a village in the mountains above Osh, in southern Kyrgyzstan. When he was young, however, his mother […]