Good News About Ending War & Conflict

Even in the midst of heartbreak and injustice, there are always people fighting for peace and an end to conflict

7 Indigenous Activists You Should Know

Indigenous activists have always been at the frontlines of global issues to preserve the sacredness of Earth and stand for human rights. Here are seven activists to follow from North America, South America, and Australia.
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Indigenous Communities Are Decolonizing Hawaii Through "DeTours"

Hawaii's Indigenous communities are working to educate settlers and tourists alike on Hawaii and its colonial past and present and raising awareness about decolonization. 
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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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5 Ways to Make a Difference for Refugees

According to the UNHCR, at the end of 2020, there were nearly 26.4 million refugees around the world forced to flee their homes because of war, violence, conflict or persecution. Almost half of them are under the age of 18, some are members of the LBGTQ+ community—and each has a unique story.
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The Rainbow Railroad Is Helping LGBTQ+ People Flee Persecution

In countries where same-sex intimacy is illegal, the LGTBQ+ community faces violence and discrimination from their families, communities, and governments. Rainbow Railroad is helping LGBTQ+ people escape.
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