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The war in Yemen: “It is a total catastrophe, but no one knows”

by Caspar Bovenlander

on July 14, 2017

For over 2 years, Yemen has been plagued by a bloody civil war. Belgian magazine MO* spoke with Search – Yemen’s Director Shoqi Maktary about the situation on the ground and what needs to happen next.

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From Screenings to Schooling

by Maimuna Aboki and Alaina Rudnick

on July 3, 2017

For farmers and herders in the community of Agbashi, Nigeria, violent conflict had become dangerously common — until a movie changed their world.

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

by Ayush Joshi and Balika Chaudhary

on June 30, 2017

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

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Life during land conflict in Africa: the story of “Terre D’Entente”

by Search for Common Ground

on June 22, 2017

In the Great Lakes region of Africa, 90% of the population depend on agriculture to survive. Our initiatives to eliminate land conflict help rural communities thrive — and save lives in the process.

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Reel Truth: a new portrayal of LGBT characters in Nepal

by Ayush Joshi

on June 12, 2017

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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Hidden Heroes of a “Faceless War” – a Photo Blog from Yemen

by Search - Yemen

on June 7, 2017

How have two years of war affected ordinary people in Yemen? Learn more about their daily lives, hopes, and struggles with our photo blog.

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The World Faces Looming Crises and G7 Leaders Must Look to Their Citizens to Help Build the Peace

by Shamil Idriss and Mike Jobbins

on May 25, 2017

As world leaders gather for the 43rd G7 Summit in Sicily, they face urgent challenges. Citizen-led action offers concrete, tangible solutions.