Attempts at reconciliation should first begin by working to eliminate antagonism; namely by bringing two or more stories to the table and revealing to each party the perspective of ‘the other’.
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Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams brings tough love to the dream of world peace, with her razor-sharp take on what “peace” really means, and a set of profound stories that zero in on the creative struggle — and sacrifice — of those who work for it.
These effects of rape as a strategy of war demonstrate how it has been systematically used as a weapon to destroy the possibility for future social reunion, reintegration and reconstruction.
Sexual violence during conflict is often used as a way to destroy indigenous populations. Sexual violence impacts not only the individual women, but the community as a whole. And acts of sexual violence are often more than isolated incidents, they can be part of a premeditated and systematic campaign to […]
Long conflict can wreck a country, leaving behind poverty and chaos. But what’s the right way to help war-torn countries rebuild? Paul Collier explains the problems with current post-conflict aid plans, and suggests 3 ideas for a better approach.
Beliefs, religion and culture have often been sidelined as private matters in accounts of conflict, understood as products of more ‘basic’ material factors, or else seen as a cause and not a source of solutions. Today, complex social identities – often fundamentally shaped by religion – are beginning to be […]
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William Ury, author of “Getting to Yes,” offers an elegant, simple (but not easy) way to create agreement in even the most difficult situations – from family conflict to, perhaps, the Middle East.
TransConflict is pleased to present the fourth Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation (GCCT) newsletter, showcasing the work of the GCCT and its members.
Civil wars and ethnic conflicts have brought the world incredible suffering, but Stefan Wolff’s figures show that, in the last 20 years, their number has steadily decreased. He extracts critical lessons from Northern Ireland, Liberia, Timor and more to show that leadership, diplomacy and institutional design are our three most […]