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The Women Leaders of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

by Search for Common Ground - Pakistan on September 30, 2016

A workshop on leadership and advocacy inspired 48 female politicians to make a difference in their local communities in Pakistan.

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Comic Relief

by Search - DRC on September 28, 2016

Can a comic book hero protect real-life communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo?

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Hope Over Fear: a 9/11 Widow’s Choice

by Nikki Stern on September 10, 2016

“9/11 taught me resilience and perseverance and the limits of rage.”

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Women of War

by Ayush Joshi on September 9, 2016

In the aftermath of conflict, women combatants are viewed as victims of war. They should instead be seen as changemakers.

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Game Changer: TV show calls time-out on inter-ethnic conflict

by The Myanmar Times on September 2, 2016

In “The Team – Myanmar” a young band of footballers, each from a different ethnic group, come together to win the tournament of a lifetime. Read an article by The Myanmar Times.

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Truth be told: a journalist’s quest to inform

by Search for Common Ground Nepal on August 29, 2016

After participating in our program, this young Nepali journalist became a voice against drug abuse and youth violence.

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“Extremists have the right to pursue their ideals, but not with violence”

by Gie Goris on August 26, 2016

Our Vice President of Programs Lena Slachmuijlder discusses our approach to countering violent extremism.