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.
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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.
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TransConflict is pleased to present the fourth Global Coalition for Conflict Transformation (GCCT) newsletter, showcasing the work of the GCCT and its members.
Peacebuilding is desperately in need of more realistic planning, more frankness about the uncertainties and risks involved, and more awareness about the incremental progress, and occasional setbacks, societies are likely to experience in their transitions from fragility to resilience.
In 2003, the Palestinian village of Budrus mounted a 10-month-long nonviolent protest to stop a barrier being built across their olive groves. Did you hear about it? Didn’t think so. Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha asks why we only pay attention to violence in the Israel-Palestine conflict – and not to […]
In this wise and soulful talk, peace activist Scilla Elworthy maps out the skills we need – as nations and individuals – to fight extreme force without using force in return.
The 2013 UN Arms Treaty has been heralded as a milestone document that has the potential to curb the weapons trade, but there is a need to take a more critical look at this document and its implications for global conflict.