Sexual and gender-based violence encompasses a wide range of actions, including physical, psychological, or sexual abuse motivated by gender and power differences. Anyone can be the victim of such violence, though women and girls disproportionately suffer from it. Through training and popular media, we work to make this violence unacceptable on social and interpersonal levels.
Excerpt from a Foreign Policy article by Kristin Lord. _____________ […] Take the example of nonviolent methods of preventing and resolving conflict, also known as peacebuilding, which entail substantial public engagement and also suffer from a sort of liquidity trap. Investments are often too minimal to achieve significant results, […]
Originally published in The Hill – May 31, 2014By Chom Bagu, Director, Search for Common Ground Nigeria Explosions. Mass kidnappings. Nigeria is no stranger to international news these days, making the region seem like a train wreck that the world can’t help but gawk at. Most recently we’ve […]
Originally published by The Root – May 22, 2014By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. Activist Lantana Abdullahi, testifying before Congress, says that Nigerian communities need to be better prepared for the abducted girls’ return. Over the last two days, Boko Haram, the group claiming responsibility for the abduction of […]