In war we often see only the frontline stories of soldiers and combat. Zainab Salbi tells powerful “backline” stories of women who keep everyday life going during conflicts, and calls for women to have a place at the negotiating table once fighting is over.
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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.
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.
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 […]
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.
Reporter Janine di Giovanni has been to the worst places on Earth to bring back stories from Bosnia, Sierra Leone and most recently Syria. She tells stories of human moments within large conflicts — and explores that shocking transition when a familiar city street becomes a bombed-out battleground.
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.