Asia

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Bend it like Beckham: a girl’s love of football changes Nepali village

14-year-old Samsun is a Muslim girl living in Southern Nepal. Search for Common Ground’s Football Clinic unleashed the social activist within her.

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Freedom From Fear

A childhood marred by war left Pirem afraid and mistrustful of other ethnic groups — until he experienced an unexpected human connection.

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LGBT rights in Nepal: the way forward

Search – Nepal’s latest reality TV show increased trust in the police. It also featured one of the country’s most prominent LGBT activists.

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Rumor Management to Mitigate Inter-Communal Conflict

Our project minimizes the impact of rumors as triggers of violence in Myanmar.

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Investing in popular culture to support an inclusive transition to peace and reconciliation

We worked with local actors and media professionals to create films, TV productions, and theater performances in support of Myanmar’s peace process.

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Social Cohesion for Stronger Communities

In partnership with the UN Development Programme, we are introducing key social cohesion skills in communities across Myanmar.

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Let’s Think, Let’s Change: Promoting Diversity Through Popular Culture

We are developing a radio talk show featuring local celebrities and citizens to explore the impact of negative stereotypes.