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Tanzanian students’ experience of safety and inclusion in school

The project seeks to review the literature on social norms theory and use it to inform an innovative research design that adopts the Theory U process (Scharmer, 2012). The project […]

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Citizens 4 Change

Citizens 4 Change (C4C) is a social lab that seeks to understand and resolve the complex social challenge of violence against children by using the “wisdom of the crowd” approach […]

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Improving Justice in Child Contact: Participation Toolkit

This toolkit was produced as part of the Improving Justice in Child Contact (IJCC) project, which ran from November 2018 – January 2021. The toolkit complements wider resources on rights-centred […]

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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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Girl Child Network

Girl Child Network is a community-based activist development organisation that seeks to promote the rights and empowerment of the girl child in the home, school and community. Girl Child Network […]

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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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Promundo

Promundo, whose name means “for the world,” was founded in 1997 in Brazil with the belief that gender equality is a social “good” for the world, and that overcoming gender […]

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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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Kiota Womens Health and Development (KIWOHEDE)

Kiota Womens Health and Development (KIWOHEDE) is a non- government organisation which focuses on promoting reproductive health, children’s rights, development and advocacy. The organisation was founded in 1998 by health […]

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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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Elimu Mwangaza

Elimu Mwangaza, Tanzania is dedicated to ending child abuse and violence and supporting vulnerable girls and boys to access quality education in Tanzania. Their aim is to raise awareness in […]

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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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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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Urban Community Development With a Focus on the Status of Children in Exceptionally Difficult Circumstances

This paper is a report of phase 1 of the project ‘Children in exceptionally difficult circumstances’ in Amman, Jordan which sought to investigate and characterise the problems confronted by children, […]

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Understanding Children’s Experiences of Violence in Ethiopia: Evidence from Young Lives

This research report explores children’s accounts of everyday violence in Ethiopia, and the ways in which factors at individual, family, community, institutional and society levels affect children’s experiences of violence. […]

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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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The Status of Child Abuse and Child Protection in Kenya and Kilifi County 2014: Challenges and Recommendations

A situational survey of child protection and child abuse in Kenya and in Kilifi County, was conducted in order to map the organisations working in child protection and to evaluate […]

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Survey on the Perceptions and Attitudes of People Towards Domestic Abuse in Pakistan

Aware Girls conducted a small survey to find out the general perception and attitudes of people towards the issue of domestic violence mostly intimate partner violence. The survey was conducted […]

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Preliminary Investigation on the Abuse of Girls in Zimbabwean Junior Secondary Schools

This study found that the abuse of girls in the co-educational schools where the research took place was widespread and took the form of aggressive sexual behaviour, intimidation and physical […]

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Learn to Live Without Violence: Transformative Research by Children and Young People

CESESMA’s work is about empowering young people in their communities, and this booklet shows that work at its best. The research presented here was devised, led and conducted by children […]

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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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