Children & Youth

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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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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.

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Burundi’s New Normal

After 2015’s political crisis, in 2016 Burundi settled into a “new normal” characterized by low-level insecurity. Read our briefings on conflict trends in the country.

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100 Youth Activists against Violent Extremism meet in Maiduguri

100 young activists met in Maiduguri to discuss ways to end violence in their communities.

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2016 #CGAwards: Raed Othman

Producer, writer, media guru: Raed Othman is all of that, and much more. With his TV and radio shows, he’s bringing together Palestinians and Israelis in unprecedented ways.

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2016 #CGAwards: Maryam and Janet

Surrounded by interreligious violence, two teenagers from Nigeria – one Muslim, one Christian – have become powerful voices of unity and resilience.