Exploring what peace can achieve through film
How can we encourage young Muslims to choose life, not violent jihad? Until she was 16, Gulalai Ismail hoped to die a martyr. Now she leads a network of educators in Pakistan which has helped 10,000 young people at risk of radicalisation to build peaceful communities.
Samantha Nutt, doctor and founder of the international humanitarian organisation War Child, explores the global arms trade and suggests a bold, common sense solution for ending the cycle of violence. “War is ours,” she says. “We buy it, sell it, spread it and wage it. We are therefore not powerless
In Northern-Central Iraq, the German federal ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development strengthens the resilience of highly affected people and institutions with peacebuilding activities, to achieve a peaceful and prosperous future for people affected by conflict and forced displacement.
In the Central African Republic up to 10,000 children have been part of rebel groups on both sides of the conflict. In April, both sides signed a landmark agreement to release all the children in their ranks – so far just under half have been freed.