Countering Violent Extremism

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Religious Leaders Convene for the Protection of Holy Sites in Nigeria

On June 12-13, more than 50 religious leaders from the Nigerian Christian and Muslim communities met at our event in Abuja.

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The Nigerian Activist Who Leads Youth Efforts Against Violent Extremism

Nigerian activist Lawal is empowering young people to play an important role in the battle against violent extremism.

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Promoting Religious Freedom in Kyrgyzstan

Our Kyrgyzstan team is working with the judiciary and civil society organizations to improve religious freedom in the country.

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Social Media Programming Provides Kyrgyz Youth with Alternatives to Violent Extremism

“There is an increasing fear in front of Allah that I feel; fear due to my deeds and sins. It feels like it’s high time to do something, leave this life and follow the inner voice.” These were the words of a 19-year-old in Kara-Balta in Northern Kyrgyzstan, […]

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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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The Woman Bringing Boko Haram Wives Back To Their Families

Our own Fatima Askira speaks about her inspiring work to reintegrate Boko Haram wives into Nigerian society.

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Militancy and the Arc of Instability: Violent Extremism in the Sahel

What drives violent extremist groups in the Sahel? How do they operate? Join us on 9/27 for a discussion on these topics and more.