War & Conflict

Can We Tell History Through the Lens of Peacebuilding Instead of War?

To bring peace to the frontlines, we first need a proper understanding of what peacemakers do and how they do it. Peace is commonly framed as passive, but the institute aims to dissolve the dichotomy of war and peace, which disregards the conscious act of building peace.
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'We Need Help': Thunberg's Movement Makes Plea to Rescue Afghan Climate Activists

The climate activists have been trying to get the names and details of Afghan campaigners and their families onto evacuation lists, but eight days after their first calls for help, there has been no response.
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What's Happening in Afghanistan — And How You Can Actually Help

Recently, after seizing power in provinces throughout Afghanistan, the Taliban took hold of the capital city of Kabul, and have effectively assumed power in the country. The Taliban has historically violated basic human rights, especially those of women and girls. Here's how you can help right now.
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Six Ways Life Has Changed for Afghan Women Since the Last Taliban Regime

How have women's lives in Afghanistan improved since 2001, from education and clothing to reproductive rights and political power? Here are six ways life has got better for women since the last Taliban government fell - gains now feared at risk.
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The World Is Celebrating the Life of Abebech Gobena — the Ethiopian Humanitarian Known as ‘Mother Teresa of Africa’

Abebech Gobena led an incredible life: after escaping from a forced marriage as a child bride, Gobena went on to become a huge icon in Africa. In Ethiopia, she took her experiences and built an orphanage, schools, a hospital for women and children, vocational training centers and wells, and more.
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Peru’s Indigenous Tribes Are Using Tech Tools to Track Amazon Deforestation

Members of nearly 40 indigenous communities in northern Peru were given training to use smartphone mapping apps that receive early deforestation alerts.
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