Gender-based violence (GBV) has been recognized as a cross-cutting issue affecting the lives of victims from a diversity of dimensions including culture, education, health, economy, psychology, livelihoods and political participation. In fact, violence against women and girls was chosen as one of the critical areas of action following the Beijing Conference. This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government…Continue
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We wish to inform you that the Global Human Rights Leadership Training Institute (GHRLTI) is now accepting applications for the 10th edition of its Online Certificate Course on Gender-based Violence (GBV), 27th February – 31st March 2015. Please help circulate this announcement.…Continue
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By Charlotte María Sáenz, Other Worlds
Ayotzinapa’s Uncomfortable Dead
Vivos se los llevaron y vivos los queremos. “Alive, they were taken, and alive we want them back,” became the national and international public’s rallying cry for the 43…Continue
I would like to inform you about a new 800page MultiMedia eBook “Youth Rising for Peace”, which is being published online for the International Day of Peace, September 21.
Dedicated to the United Nations Decade for a Culture of Peace, it features 40 young and veteran peacemakers and model solutions for the full spectrum of peacemaking.
From inner city violence to homeless youth, inner peace to making ecocide a crime…Continue
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Dr. Brian Martin - an international authority on whistle-blowing, scholar of nonviolent action, Vice President of Whistleblowers Australia, and U of Wollongong professor - has just published a new manual on the Backfire Model. It's a practical handbook for being more effective whenever you face a powerful, dangerous opponent. You can download it for free here:
On the back of the manual he writes:…Continue
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I am currently trying to scope out my methodology chapter. There has been a lot that has been said about empowering children and youth and investing in them. But, do we invest in them methodologically?From the outset, most research processes begin and end with the researcher. With a growing trend towards action and participatory research, there is greater inclusion of the researched within the process. But, with a large amount of research being conducted with those under the age of 18 years,…Continue
In a time of great turbulence in which Egypt has been shaken by violence and political instability lately, people have become increasingly desperate and frustrated every day especially when the media’s focus has been only on negative and disturbing news. In such a critical time, I seized the opportunity to engage my…Continue
I am interested in where the Republican presidential candidates stand on negotiation, mediation, and diplomacy as a means of solving intractable international conflicts. As I read reports about Governors Perry and Romney and Representative Michelle Bachman as the leading Republican candidates, I saw very little about their foreign policy positions, their negotiating skills, or their positions on war and peace. Some digging around the Internet provides early indications, based on past public…Continue
Added by Doug Noll on August 22, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
I like Tom Friedman. He’s not always right, and sometimes I vehemently disagree with him, but I like his big picture, mega view of the world. As an analyst he’s pretty good at coming up with insights regarding trends and tendencies. As a communicator, he’s equally good at explaining those trends and tendencies.
While attending the2011 Aspen Ideas Festival, Friedman was interviewed by Walter Isaacson, President of Aspen Institute. As always with Friedman it was a far ranging and…Continue
NOTE: This is a repost from my blog What About Peace? which can be accessed here. The majority of the
posts on my blog will be from that site.
For quite a while there has been a large debate on the issue of affirmative action being given to minorities (though the debate usually focuses on African Americans). Many argue against affirmative action, saying that minorities bear personal…Continue
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