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¿Cuál es la verdad?

This project focuses on Quibdó, the capital of Chocó in the Colombian Pacific: a remote area disproportionately affected by armed conflict and home to mainly Afro-Colombian and indigenous populations who […]

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Participatory digital methodologies with marginalised young people in “fragile” contexts. A case study from Colombia during the COVID-19 pandemic

This briefing is linked to the research project ¿Cuál es la verdad?. The project brought together young people, researchers from Colombia and the United Kingdom, artists, educators and Civil Society […]

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War Child

War Child was founded in 1993 by filmmakers David Wilson and Bill Leeson and uses music, and high-profile pop stars, to help publicise the plight of children caught up in […]

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Search for Common Ground

SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND (SFCG) is the largest dedicated peacebuilding organisation. Since 1982, SFCG has worked to end violent conflict and to build healthy, safe, and just societies all over […]

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Safe Community Youth Initiative

Safe Community Youth Initiative (SCYI) – formerly the Mtwapa Youth Association – is a non profit, non-partisan, CBO founded in 2004. Based in Kilifi, Kenya, SCYI has four main programmes: […]

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Neighbours Peace Initiative

Neighbours Peace Initiative is a Civil Society Organisation formed in 2007 and registered with the Ministry of Gender and Social Development in 2009. Initially it was formed to prevent and […]

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Local Youth Corner Cameroon

Local Youth Corner Cameroon is a national, non-profit, non-governmental and youth-led organisation created in 2002 with a focus of working with youths within the ages of 15 to 35. Their […]

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Fird

Foundation for Integrated Rural Development (FIRD) is a women-led non–profit organization based in Northern Uganda working towards the prevention of violence against women and children and strives to improve the […]

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AnaTaban

Ana Taban is a South Sudanese artists’ collective dedicated to bringing peace to the country. It is formed of young painters, muralists, musicians, designers, poets and performers. First started in […]

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Communicating with Children; Helping Children in Distress

In times of war, disaster and emergency, children become lost or abandoned, experience deprivation and ill-treatment, and witness violence. Beyond protection, food, healthcare, and a home, children need emotional and […]

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Youth Radio for Peacebuilding: A Guide

This is a guidebook, not a workshop or conference report. It has been written for radio broadcasters (adults and youth) who want to make good, entertaining youth radio programmes which […]

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Accomodating Religious Identity in Youth Peace-Building Programs

This toolkit presents an overview of how youth programs across the globe accommodate religion, identifying positive outcomes and challenges from case studies in the field. The toolkit starts by examining […]

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Engaging and Recruiting Girls in Peacebuilding Programs

This toolkit offers concrete guidance for program managers to ensure girls are clearly thought about during a program’s cycle. It is a guide for positive and meaningful engagement of girls […]

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Supporting the Design and Implementation of Youth-led Research Projects

This guidance note presents some of the lessons learned by youth-led research projects in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Burundi, and Tanzania. The intention of this document is to […]

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Listening and Learning Toolkit

This toolkit introduces the user to the L&L methodology, identifies the key considerations for a successful process, and includes guidance on best practice for implementing this research method. The “Listening […]

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Next Generation Accountability in Liberia: Learning About the Future

This research project tested whether new, youth-driven, creative approaches to accountability – which are being ‘incubated’ by the Accountability Lab – can add to the work of traditional civil society […]

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Inuka! Supporting Vulnerable Youth to Participate in Community Peace and Security Efforts in Coastal Kenya

Starting in 2016, Search for Common Ground partnered with three local civil society organizations, the Kenya Muslim Youth Alliance, the Kiunga Youth Bunge Initiative, and Muslims for Human Rights, to […]

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VoiceMore

VoiceMore is War Child’s youth advocates development programme which empowers young people affected by armed conflict to share their experiences and take action to combat issues impacting them. Groups discuss […]

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Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA) in Burundi

‘Learning for Peace’ – the four-year Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme – is a partnership between UNICEF, the Government of the Netherlands, the national governments of 14 participating countries and […]

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1001 Nights: Building Children’s Resilience to Violence

1001 Nights: Building Children’s Resilience to Violence was a 12-month project in Tunisia run by Search for Common Ground (SFCG). The aim of the project was to build children’s resilience […]

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Meeting the Rights of Children affected by Armed Conflict

Innovation involves the development and implementation of new ideas, methods, products and approaches to promote positive change. Whilst innovation is often side lined in humanitarian settings due to the prioritisation […]

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Violence and Vulnerability: Children’s Strategies and the Logic of Violence in Burundi

This study explores how children in conflict-affected Burundi deal with violence in their everyday lives. Focusing on schools as a context in which children are prepared for further roles in […]

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Tug-Of-War: Children in Armed Groups in the DRC: A Study of Push and Pull Factors Influencing Children to Join Armed Groups ‘Voluntarily’ in North and South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

There is a tendency in the literature and in policy debates to discuss children joining armed groups almost exclusively in terms of forced recruitment. Yet, some are joining voluntarily. How […]

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Supporting the Development of Children’s Groups and Networks in Afghanistan: Reflections on Practice and Possibilities

This article draws upon participatory field work experience with girls and boys in Afghanistan to highlight possibilities, to challenge misconceptions, and to reflect upon constraints and challenges for children’s participation. […]

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Mapuche Youth Between Exclusion and the Future: Protest, Civic Society and Participation in Chile

In Chile, indigenous Mapuche teenagers are caught in a deadlock between, on the one hand, parental aspirations and neo-liberal educational processes, and on the other, affective and social ties to […]

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Girls in Armed Forces and Groups in Angola: Implications for Ethical Research and Reintegration in Child Soldiers in the Age of Fractured States

One of the most significant violations of human rights is the recruitment of children, defined under international law as people under eighteen years of age, into armed forces such as […]

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Evaluation Report: Inuka! Community-Led Security Approaches to Violent Extremism in Coastal Kenya

In September 2018, Search for Common Ground (Search) concluded a two-year project called “Inuka! Community-Led Security Approaches to Violent Extremism in Coastal Kenya” (henceforth referred to as Inuka!). Funded by […]

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Evaluation of Child and Youth Participation in Peacebuilding

The Global Partnership for Children and Youth in Peacebuilding, launched in 2012, seeks to improve child and youth peacebuilding (CYP) practices, and to impact and strengthen the evidence base supporting […]

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“And Then They Left”: Challenges to Child Protection Systems Strengthening in South Sudan

International child protection work has undergone a paradigm shift, moving from addressing issues such as trafficked children, street children and child labour separately to a more integrated systems approach. As […]

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‘He Always Thinks He is Nothing’: The Psychosocial Impact of Discrimination on Adolescent refugees in Urban Uganda

Armed conflict causes massive displacement, erodes the social fabric of communities, and threatens the healthy development of a nation’s future – its youth. Although more than half of the world’s […]

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Accountability Lab

The Accountability Lab makes governance work for people by supporting active citizens, responsible leaders and accountable institutions. Their goal is a world in which resources are used wisely, decisions benefit […]

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