Children & Youth

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The U.N. Security Council has given youth a tool for empowerment

Our Asia Director Michael Shipler on the #Youth4Peace movement: “Youth shouldn’t be seen as a risk, but rather as critical partners.”

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Education for Peacebuilding: Empirical findings and insights

REGISTER Here Join the Washington Network on Children & Armed Conflict for an online discussion with experts and practitioners on the role education can play in strengthening social cohesion, resilience, and human security in conflict-affected contexts. The discussion will explore findings from UNICEF’s Peacebuilding, Education, and Advocacy Programme […]

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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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Common Ground, not compromise: a new strategy for Malagasy mediators

Search for Common Ground’s conflict transformation training has changed the work of Koto and Justome, two elderly mediators from rural Madagascar.

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Youth Transforming Violent Extremism

While radicalized youth make the headlines, the thousands of young activists countering violent extremism rarely get the spotlight. Let’s change that together.

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Participate in Search – Nigeria’s Photo and Video Essay Contest!

As part of our project on the protection of Holy Sites, we are launching a contest for Nigerian photographers and filmmakers.