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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.”


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.

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In Officer Ahia’s book, human rights come first

by Jacob Mukuliza and Blake Kraus on August 22, 2016

After our training, a Tanzanian policeman and his colleagues completely changed the way they operate.

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In Monastir, youth teach each other how to lead

by Charles Christian on July 27, 2016

Our Youth Leadership Councils are creating new opportunities for young people all across Tunisia.