Relationships Restored in Nigeria

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

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

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...
Across Party Lines in Ghana

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

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...
The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

The Boiling Point of Violent Conflict

By Chris Todd, Communications Officer When longstanding conflict has existed and continued to build beneath the surface, it takes little to bring a simmering dispute to the boiling point of violent conflict. Farouk remembers being a young boy and watching this...