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Ask the Experts, 7

“Why do we need long-term strategies to reduce and prevent global violence?” In the seventh post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by experts from around the world to answer a new question in honour of the Global Fragility Act,...

Restoring a Sense of Belonging in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace Nigeria 8 July 2017. The date is forever etched in Mendie N. Jeremiah’s memory; it was the day he felt as if he belonged nowhere. Born and raised in Zaria Kaduna, the Northern part of Nigeria, Mendie’s life was turned upside down by the March...

Relationships Restored in Nigeria

By Generations For Peace Nigeria Relationships are the bonds that hold us together: whether romantic, platonic, parental, or familial, the relationships we have shape and mold us. It’s the restoration of lost relationships between families and friends, respectively,...

A New Generation of Acceptance in Rwanda

By Nefertari Bilal, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace Today, identifying as any ethnicity in Rwanda is outlawed. This information, at one time highlighted and mandatory on any official identification, is now stricken from ID cards in the country. This is...

Shunning Hatred in Kaduna State

By GFP Nigeria On Monday, 21 February 2000, Chukwudi Clement Iweh went to school as if it were any other day. Yet just a few hours in, everything changed: before the morning break, he heard pupils shouting “An Fara” – Hausa for “they have started.” Students began...

Ask the Experts, 6

What is one way we can reinforce cultural diversity as a driving factor of peace and development?” In the sixth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by the world’s leading peacebuilding NGOs to answer a new question in honour of...

Across Party Lines in Ghana

By Nefertari Bilal, Communications Intern at Generations For Peace “Politics is not war: politics is about ideas and space.” Anoaga is an aspiring lawyer, a dedicated Generations For Peace Dialogue For Peace Participant, and one of the University of Ghana’s new deputy...

Lana’s Story: Breaking the Mould

Chris Todd, Communications Officer at Generations For Peace Lana has become used to the prolonged stares and the sideways glances she receives while her mother drives her through town. In her community in Aqaba Governorate, few women are able to drive, and seeing a...

Ask the Experts, 5

“What do you feel is an example of overlooked discrimination and how might we address it?” In the fifth post of our “Ask the Experts” blog series, Generations For Peace is joined by 10 leaders from various industries to answer a new question in honour of Zero...

The Effects and Cost-Effectiveness of Peacebuilding

By Clint Robert Niehus, Fundraising Specialist at Generations For Peace We all want to know that our support and money, time and resources, are being used effectively. This might mean finding the best price at the supermarket or taking a route that avoids traffic on...