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From hostility to hope in Tanzania’s gold mines

by Richard Omanya and Natalie Rowthorn

on September 6, 2017

Human rights abuses and violence have impacted livelihoods in communities around Tanzania’s mining sites. A Police Inspector is helping turn the tide.

Holy Sites: Safeguarding Places of Worship in Northern Nigeria

by Search - Nigeria

on September 4, 2017

In Nigeria, we support key religious leaders who ensure the protection of holy sites as places for peace and reconciliation, rather than targets of acts of violence.

Four tips from peacebuilders on working with young people to transform violent extremism

by Rachel Walsh Taza

on August 22, 2017

If violent extremist groups recognize the power and potential of young people, why don’t those combatting them?

A Role Model for Police Officers Everywhere

by Search - DRC

on August 17, 2017

Every week, Captain Elombe serves justice and helps citizens in need… from tens of thousands of TV screens.

#Youth4Peace: Get Inspired on International Youth Day!

by Search for Common Ground

on August 12, 2017

At 1.8 billion, today’s young people are the largest generation in human history. What would happen if we fully unleashed their potential for peace?

A Memory Map to Support Reconciliation in Sri Lanka

by Search - Sri Lanka

on August 3, 2017

To help communities remember and reconcile, we built an online archive of 320 stories from Sri Lanka’s Civil War.

Former Nepali combatant picks a new fight… against gender inequality

by Ayush Joshi & Alaina Rudnick

on July 26, 2017

After the Nepalese Civil War ended, Dambara was left with nothing— until our training turned her into an activist for women’s rights.